Edna Audrey Lomax Merrell

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Edna Audrey Lomax Merrell

SNYDER - Mrs. Edna Audrey Lomax Merrell, 91 of Snyder, died Oct. 10, 2019, at Goodlife Senior Living. Burial was in the Hillside Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Snyder. Services were under the direction of Bell-Cypert-Seale Funeral Home.

She was born June 1, 1928, in Willacoochee, Georgia.

She attended school in Lomax until 8th grade. She graduated from Stanton High School in Stanton in 1945. Upon graduating from high school, she worked at the Settles Hotel in Big Spring. She graduated from Drones Business College and McMurry University. She was a teacher at various school districts for many years.

She married James Merrell on June 10, 1951. They were married 66 years.

Left to carry on her legacy is her daughter Mary and her husband Jim Sweeney of Dubuque, Iowa; sons Mark and his wife Judy Merrell of Colorado City and Kirk and his wife Ciana Merrell of Amarillo; grandchildren Mica and her husband Clayton Roberts, Megan and her husband Matt Oliver, Sarah and her husband Andy Hallum, James and his wife Jessica Merrell and John and his wife Stephanie Merrell; 13 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband James Merrell; one son Eddie Merrell; parents Mary and Robert Lomax; sisters Vivian Lomax, Ann Harris, and Alma Jones; and one great granddaughter Grace Roberts,

Memorials may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church Blessing Fund in Snyder, Texas, or Butman Methodist Camp, 158 CR 674, Merkle, Texas 79536.

A memorial service was Oct. 12, at Trinity Methodist Church in Snyder. Reverend Larry Rodgers officiated.

Online Condolences may be posted at www.bellcypertseale.com

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