Mary Frances Merritt
March 8, 1930 – December 5, 2018
Mary Frances Merritt, 88, of Waco, Texas passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Graveside services will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2018, Osage Cemetery, with the Reverend Mickey Fugitt officiating.
Mrs. Merritt was born in Mound City, Texas to Edd Gaston and Alberta Hodge Gaston on March 8, 1930. She married Charles D. Merritt on September 28, 1946. Mary was a long time employee and retired from St. Catherine’s. She loved gardening, shopping, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Mary was preceded in death by husband, Charles Merritt; daughter, Dona Merritt; son, Gerald Merritt; parents, Edd and Alberta Gaston; brother, Ollie Gaston; sister, Nancy Riley; and her beloved dog Duncan.
Survivors include son, Randy Merritt and wife, Connie; granddaughter, Michelle Sullivan; great grandsons, Anthony Sullivan, Kenneth Merritt and wife, Cinnamon, Jonathan Merritt; great-great granddaughters, Emma Merritt, Cryslynn Duron, Aimee Duron; and sister Patricia Sheppard.
- Graveside Service Saturday, December 8, 2018