Nora (Adcock) Merrill

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  • "Gary and Family I was very saddend to hear about the loss..."
    - Melody Crisp Teague
  • "May Gods love surround and comfort you all during this..."
  • "Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us..."
    - Paul and Greta Hovis
  • "Gary I am so glad we got to know Nora. She was so sweet..."
  • "We love you Granny Nora."
    - Smith's
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BELMONT - Nora Adcock Merrill, 78, passed away Friday, Oct. 12 peacefully at home.

She was born in Durham, to the late Melvin and Maggie Baker Adcock.

Nora was a homemaker and member of Flint Groves Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband of 60 years, Gary E. Merrill; son, Robert Scott Merrill; daughter, Kathy M. Lynch and husband, Steve; grandchildren, Jennifer Jackson, Stephen E. Lynch; great-grandchildren, Nora and Gracie Hulsey, Sara and Mary Yarborough; and special friends, Jack and Celia Bush, Jesse and Katrina Yarborough and Ed Jackson.

The family will receive friends Monday, Oct. 15, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia. The funeral will follow the visitation at 1 p.m. in the Founders Chapel of McLean Funeral Directors with the Rev. Ronnie Bowers, the Rev. Larry Bradley and the Rev. Chris Howell offi-ciating. Interment will be in Gaston Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Flint Groves Baptist Church, Family Life Center, 2023 Flint Lane, Gastonia, NC 28054 or Gaston Hospice, P.O. Box 3984, Gastonia, NC 28054.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Allison Evanoff, Dr. Lia Spina, Dr. Jarrett, Dr. Russo, Anna and Wanda of Gaston Hospice and staff for the love and care given to Nora.

Condolences may be sent online by visiting

McLean Funeral Directors of Gastonia is serving the family of Mrs. Merrill.
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McLean Funeral Directors
700 South New Hope Road
Gastonia, NC 28054
(704) 865-3451
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Published in Gaston Gazette from Oct. 13 to Oct. 15, 2012