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Johnson Funeral Home

2685 Henderson Dr, Jacksonville, NC

OBITUARY

Elizabeth "Bette" Merrill Ehren

January 14, 1939January 20, 2020

Elizabeth "Bette" Merrill Ehren, 81, of Jacksonville passed away on Monday, January 20, 2020 surrounded by her family.

Bette moved to Jacksonville in 1972 where she was a teacher's assistant at Blue Creek Elementary and Parkwood Elementary Schools for about 30 years. Bette was a longtime member of the Lion's Club where she served as secretary.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joel; her parents, Harvey and Frances Merrill; three brothers, Sonny, Dick, and Gary Merrill; and daughter, Janice Morehead.

Bette is survived by her daughter, Elaine Davis (Pat Finn) of Stella; two sons, Michael (Theresa) of Pfafftown and Alan (Melissa) of Indian Land, SC; 11 grandchildren; five great-children; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A gathering of friends and family to celebrate Bette's life will be held on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at Johnson Funeral Home in Jacksonville.

In lieu of flowers donations in Bette's name may be made to Onslow County Hospice.

Services

  • Visitation to Celebrate Bette's Life Thursday, January 30, 2020

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