Jo Ann Merriman

Jo Ann Merriman, 60 of Kenedy, TX, went to be with The Lord on August 18, 2011. Jo was born in Edinburg, TX on December 16, 1950 to Dewey F. Merriman and Elwanda Merriman. She graduated from Sharyland High School in 1969. Jo worked at Seguin Walmart in the Connection Center.

Jo is survived by her Father, Dewey (Geneva) Merriman of Blanco, her Mother Elwanda Merriman of Kenedy; Her Children, Andrea (Greg) Bell of New Wavery, Katie (Brannon) Hutcherson of Victoria, and Kevin Austin of Atlanta, GA; Her Sister, Janet (Ed) Monson and Brother, Ward (Patsy) Merriman of Denton; Grandchildren, Shelby Wiede, Paul Lorrain and Carleigh Jo Hutcherson and several nieces and nephews. Jo was preceded in death by her brother, Weldon Merriman.

During Jo’s brief battle with cancer, she taught us the true meaning of courage. She was our constant streghth and comfort with her smile and “thumbs up” no matter how she felt.

Visitation will be 5:00- 7:00pm Sunday and Services at 1:00pm Monday at Eckols Funeral Home in Kendy, TX with graveside service following at Elim Cemetery, West of Kenedy.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society or a Charity of your choice.