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Edith Hensley Merritt

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Death 4 Jan 2006 (aged 89)
Kentucky, USA
Burial Plumville, Mason County, Kentucky, USA
Memorial ID 79575492 · View Source
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TOLLESBORO - Edith Hensley Merritt , 89, Charleston Green, Danville, KY, formerly of Tollesboro, died Tues., Jan. 4, 2006, at Charleston Health Care Center in Danville. She was born Jan. 1, 1917 in Sibert, KY. Her parents, James Madison Hensley and Alsy Jarvis Hensley, along with her husband of 54 years, Chelsea Merritt , preceded her in death. She was a graduate of Clay County High School in 1933. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern KY University in 1938, Masters degree from the University of KY and her Rank 1 from Morehead State University. She taught Home Economics in Tollesboro for 34 years retiring in 1974. Mrs. Merritt was a sponsor to three FHA State Officers and Supervising Teacher for Morehead State University. She was a member of D.A.R., Retired Teachers Association and A.A.U.W. and member of Horsecreek Baptist Church. Survivors include three children, Vicki Eby of Kissimmee, FL, Chelsea Claude and Cathy Merritt of Palatka, FL, Valli and Dr. Al Harrison of Danville, KY; five grandchildren, Chuck Eby, Joeseph Merritt , Hilary Plat, Drew Stuart, Zach Harrison; one great-grandson, Joseph Andrew Merritt , and one sister, Cora Ella Cooke of Midway, KY. She was preceded in death by one sister and five brothers. Funeral services will be held 2:30 pm Sat. at Barbour and Son Funeral Home in Tollesboro. Visitation will be 1 pm Sat. until the hour of service at the funeral home.
Memo: Advertising supplement to the Herald-Leader


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  • Maintained by: Peggy Merritt
  • Originally Created by: Janet Mackey-Bodine
  • Added: 30 Oct 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 79575492
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Hensley Merritt (1 Jan 1917–4 Jan 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 79575492, citing Hillcrest Garden of Memories, Plumville, Mason County, Kentucky, USA ; Maintained by Peggy Merritt (contributor 47957256) .