July 27, 1923 - August 24, 2021
Helen Merrill, age 98, of Garnett, Kansas, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at her home. She was born July 27, 1923, in rural Parker, Kansas, the eldest of nine children, born to Elwin and Eva (Hampton) Page. Helen graduated from Parker High School and Ottawa University with a Bachelor degree in teaching. Helen married Clyde Merrill on August 18, 1944 in Parker, Kansas, and this union was blessed with three children. She taught school for over 40 years in the Anderson County School District. Helen enjoyed playing softball, horseshoes, bowling, quilting, and gardening. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Garnett. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clyde Merrill on February 7, 2008; son, Donald Clayton Merrill in 1947; three brothers, Dale Page, Carl Page and Bill Page; and one sister, Doris Marcum. Helen is survived by her son, Gail Merrill and wife Debora of Garnett, Kansas; her daughter, Linda Whittle and husband James of Las Vegas, Nevada; two brothers, Mell Page of Blue Mound, Kansas, Frank Page and wife Gale of Parker, Kansas; two sisters, Joyce Maggard of Blue Springs, Missouri, Shirley McCracken and husband Willie of Hermitage, Missouri; and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Tuesday, August 31, 2021, at the First United Methodist Church, Garnett with burial following in the Highland Cemetery, in Parker, Kansas. Family will greet friends at the church one hour prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First United Methodist Church. You may send your condolences to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
Helen Merrill, age 98, of Garnett, Kansas, passed away on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at her home. She was born July 27, 1923, in rural Parker, Kansas, the eldest of nine children, born to Elwin and Eva (Hampton) Page. Helen graduated from Parker... View Obituary & Service Information
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