Merlin “Merle” Myers, age 83, of Morristown, passed away Sunday, November 3, 2019 at his home. He was a member of Powerhouse Baptist Church. He was a retired business owner having owned several convenient stores. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Sharon Myers; parents, Burley and Hester Myers; brother, Dearl Myers; sister and brother-in-law, Linda and Donnie Lamb; son, Eugene Myers.
Survivors include his daughters, Denay (David) Alder, Trish Stroud, Peggy (Mike) Helton, Charlene (Mike) Henderson, Melissa Carol Jacobik; brother, Farell (Kathy) Myers; sister, Eva (Wayne) Johnson; sister-in-law, Phyllis Myers; 14 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and a host of friends.
The family would like to thank Amedisys Hospice, as well as his caregivers for taking such good care of him.
Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at Alder Funeral Home. Funeral service will follow at 6:00 p.m. with Rev. David Alder officiating. Family and friends will meet at 10:15 a.m., Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the funeral home to go in procession to Hamblen Memory Gardens for an 11:00 a.m. graveside service.
Arrangements by Alder Funeral Home
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