Wilma Christine Merriman (Chris), age 72, passed away November 15, 2017. She was born on March 24, 1944 in Mission, Texas to Ben Mainzer and Eidth Nalley. Chris was a retired LVN. She was a member of Retama Park Baptist Church for 33 years. She volunteered for Awanas and The Pregnancy Resource Center. She was an avid bird watcher, loved camping and RV-ing especially in Big Bend National Park.
She is survived by her husband Steve Merriman of 50 years, two sons Brad (Karina) Merriman, and Craig (Jennifer) Merriman, one daughter Dara (Brian Camber), and twelve grandkids.
A Memorial service will be at Retama Park on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 2:00 p.m.
Services are entrusted to Turcotte-Piper Mortuary, 205 General Cavazos Blvd. Kingsville, Tx 78363.
I’m am so sorry for your loss. Chris was a beautiful person. I’ll cherish our clinic working days together. Continued prayers for the family.
Nancy McColloughThree Rivers, TX
My sincere condolences to family.. I admire Chris' beauty, inside and out! I'm thankful and appreciate her hospitality and service to our Lord and others. "Friends are friends forever..."
Karen VarnellKingsville, TX
We are praying for all of Retama Park Baptist Church and Chris' family.
Destiny BarnesHurst, TX
We are both deeply sadden by this news. We have very fond memories of Chris and the family. How great our times serving in Kingsville with the whole family was.
I know she will be terribly missed by so many.
May peace abide for all.
Dale and Johanna WaterhouseLubbock, TX
I am truly sorry to hear about Chris! She was a wonderful person! I am confident she is sitting at the feet of Jesus her Savior❤️
Lisa Wright Eaton
Lisa Wright EatonConcan, TX
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are truly sorry for your loss.
Jamie Nieschwitz and familyFalls City, TX
My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. My heart breaks for you all. She has been and will be missed so much. Wish we could be there, but I am sick so we send our love and hugs to be with you. May God's love surround each of you. Sorry for your loss.
Angela Lancaster MaltbyAbilene, TX
I am so sorry for your loss. Having just gone through a loss myself I know that God will keep you by his side and his loving arms wrapped around you. My prayers are with you all.
Patty Barnes HollersCrowley, TX
Chris I will miss working with you in the pregnancy RV. But I have many fond memories. My prayers go out to your family.
Debbie ByrdKingsville, TX
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Chris. She was such a good Christian woman and strived to the utmost to be a good servant of the Lord. I truly admired Chris and considered her a friend. May she rest in peace. My prayers of comfort and strength are with her family during this time of grief.
Jodi ThompsonKingsville, TX
We were heartbroken upon hearing this news. Chris will be dearly missed. I appreciated her very much.
Peggy LancasterUtopia, TX
My prayers are with you all at this time. So sorry for your loss. Mayshe rest in peace.
Debra and Kevin HayesJersey City, NJ
My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family. May God give you the peace that you seek.
Shelby Lancaster JrAbilene, TX
Dear Merriman Family,
Please know that Kristin, Jaxon and I are praying for all of you. Our deepest condolences on the loss of your wife, mother and grandmother. We are here to help in any way we can.
Revelation 21:4 "He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away."
Tony GonzalesBishop, TX
My heart is saddened by the news. She has been a good friend to our family and will be missed.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you!
Janet ForisterVictoria, TX