Joyce F. Merriman, 78, of Hillsboro, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, July 14, 2021, at Montgomery Nursing & Rehab in Taylor Springs, IL.
Graveside services will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday, July 23, 2021, at Glendale Cemetery, Fillmore, IL, with Rev. Michael Plummer officiating. Friends and family may gather at the cemetery at 9:30 AM on Friday. Memorials: Second Chance Animal Rescue, Rural Vandalia, IL. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at www.millerfh.net.
She was born October 2, 1942, in Decatur, IL, the daughter of Dean Merrit & Lois Louise (McCamon) Hartman. She married Keith Earl Merriman on June 12, 1960, in Van Burensburg, IL, he passed away May 22, 2005. She was a homemaker and member of Liberty Baptist Church, Fillmore, IL.
She is survived by: Daughters - Kathy Morris & Keith, Lebanon, IL, and Sandy Townsend & David, Vandalia, IL; Son - Scott Merriman & Andrea, Jefferson City, MO; 7 Grandchildren; 10 Great Grandchildren; and Sisters - Judy Ambrose, Pana , IL and Janet Ervin & Tom, Hillsboro, IL.
Preceded in death by: Her parents; and Husband - Keith Merriman and Special Friend Dwight Kleinik.
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