HOPE (TRONE) MERRICK

Hope Merrick

Hope Merrick, 91, of Browning died Saturday, Dec. 4, 2004, at Heritage Manor South in Beardstown.

She was born Aug. 27, 1913, in Browning, the daughter of John and Edith Trone. She married Raymond John Merrick on Nov. 16, 1939, in Crown Point, Ind. He died in August 1983.

Surviving are two sons, Bob (and Hazel) of Rushville and Steve (and Connie) of Astoria; one daughter, Judy Jennings of Browning; eight grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, William, Harry and John Trone; and one great-grandson.

She was a homemaker and a member of Moose Lodge.

She was a member of Browning United Methodist Church, where services will be held today at 11 a.m. Goodwin Funeral Home in Beardstown is in charge of arrangements. Burial will be in Browning Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Cass-Schuyler Area Hospice in Virginia.

 

Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 12/8/2004

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