Funeral services for Mrs. Charlene Gill Merritt will be 4:00 P.M. Friday, August 31, 2018, at Ligon & Bobo Funeral Home with Bro. Donald Owens and Pastor John Hunn officiating. Interment will follow at Wilson County Memorial Gardens. Visitation Friday 2 PM until service at Ligon & Bobo.
Mrs. Merritt, age 92 of Lebanon passed away August 30, 2018, at Tennova Healthcare.
Born October 20, 1925, in Wilson County, she is the daughter of the late Obie and Minnie Lee Clemmons Williams. She was a member of First Baptist Church and attended Immanuel Baptist Church. She worked with her husband at Gill Motor Company for many years, and later worked as a billing clerk at University Medical Center. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Franklin Elma Gill on November 2, 1995.
She is survived by her husband, Stanley Merritt; three children, Ronnie (Teresa) Gill, Carolyn (Eric) Fleming, and Edna Lee (Bubba) Hooker; six grandchildren, Kristen Hooker (Greg) Watkins, Les (Mandy) Hooker IV, Dorsey Hooker, Kayla (John) Hawkins, Alexis Fleming, and Brooke Fleming; four great grandchildren, Finley Hooker, Mills Hooker, Henry Hooker V, and Gavin Hawkins.
Pallbearers: Les Hooker IV, John Hawkins, Billy Ferrell, Eric Fleming, and Bob Merritt
The family would like to extend a special thanks to Karrisa Whitaker for her loving care and continued support in their time of need.
Memorials may be made to Sherry’s Run or to the Children’s Hospital of your choice.
LIGON & BOBO FUNERAL HOME of Lebanon (615)444-2142 www.ligonbobo.com