Rev. Dean Ray, assisted by Rev. Ronnie Fox, officiated at the services. Burial followed in Vanzant Cemetery in Lyon County.
Mrs. Merrick died on Saturday, February 3, 2007, at 3:06 a.m., at the Princeton Health Care Manor following a short illness.
Mrs. Merrick was born on September 8,1914, She was the daughter of the late Clarence Luther and Sally Williamson Thompson.
Mrs. Merrick was a retired nurses aid at Princeton Health Care Manor, and was a member of Northside Baptist Church in Princeton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, A.W. “Woodson” Merrick in 1988; and two sisters, Oralice Thompson and Loraine Gergen.
Survivors include a son, Aubrey Merrick of Lyon County; a daughter, Priscilla Martin of Hopkinsville; six grandchildren, Barry Martin, Ben Martin, Baxter Martin, Lowetta Wheatley, Nathan Merrick, and Corey Merrick; four great-grandchildren, James Martin, Laura Martin, Kyle Wheatley, and Callie Merrick; and several nieces and nephews.