Linda R. DeMeritt, 71, passed away on Friday, November 16, 2012, at the Willowbrook Nursing Home in Nacogdoches.
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She was born on December 15, 1940 in Shreveport, Louisiana to parents Lewis Klein and Beverly Fraiser Klein.
Funeral service will be held at Cason Monk-Metcalf Sunset Chapel on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Christi Hale officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Park.
Linda is survived by her devoted husband Raymond L. DeMeritt; sons, Shannon DeMeritt, Preston DeMeritt and wife Cindy; grandchildren, Caitlin DeMeritt, Preston DeMeritt ll, Austin DeMeritt, and "Rooster Canady; and two special canines, "Andy and Skipper".
Linda was a graduate of Bartlesville College High school and later Tri County Tech both in Oklahoma. She enjoyed her working years in Human Resources in the Phillips Petroleum Company and for the Dean of School of Public Health at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. She was a loving mother, grandmother and a cherished companion for her husband. She was fun loving, enjoyed laughing and always kept a smile. She never met a stranger. Linda delighted in her hobbies which included visiting Art Shows, painting, craftily sewing stuffed animals and collecting frogs. She will be greatly missed.
Family and friends are invited to visitation on Monday prior to the service from 12:00 - 2:00pm
Memorial donations may be offered to the Humane Society of Nacogdoches, P.O. Box 631244, Nacogdoches, Texas 75963-1244
Online condolences may be offered at /www.casonmonk-metcalf.com.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction and care of Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Directors
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from November 25 to December 25, 2012