Rev. John Ahart officiated at the services. Burial followed in Robertson Cemetery in Trigg County.
Mrs. Merrick died on Thursday, July 20, 2006, at 12:55 p.m., at her residence of natural causes.
Mrs. Merrick was born on March 15, 1917, in Trigg County.
Mrs. Merrick was a homemaker; and a member of Rocky Ridge Baptist Church.
Her husband, Morris Merrick, preceded her in death.
Survivors include two sons and daughters-in-law, Ryan and Elizabeth Merrick, and James and Janice Merrick, all of Cadiz; two daughters and son-in-law, Juanita and Danny Forguson of Cadiz, and Jean Gamblin of Crofton; 12 grandchildren, Christy Olson, Beverly Curling, Waymond Gamblin, Timothy Gamblin, Leah Crisp, Jonathan Crisp, Jason Crisp, Todd Crisp, Donnie Merrick, Bonnie Mosley, Barbara Ann Thomas, and Rebecca Partin; 17 great-grandchildren, Kendra Merrick, Derek Kearney, Perry Mosley, Evelene Mosley, Dylan Gamblin, Chucky Wayne Gamblin, Ashton Olson, Alex Curling, Collin Curling, Hannah Crisp, Carson Crisp, Skyler Crisp, Alexis Crisp, Brittany Crisp, Nick Crisp, Daisy Brooke Crisp, and Jordan Crisp.
Todd Crisp, vocalist, provided the music.
Serving as pallbearers were Todd Crisp, Jason Crisp, Jonathan Crisp, Donnie Merrick, Tim Gamblin, and Waymond, Gamblin.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pennyroyal Hospice, 101 West 18th Street, Hopkinsville, KY 42240.