Zelma R Merritt(1933 - 2018)

Zelma Ruth (Jackson) Merritt, 85, of Constantine, Mich., died Sept. 1, 2018 at her home.
She was born July 5, 1933, in White Pigeon Township, to George and Eunice (Strong) Jackson.
Zelma attended Scott High School in Scott, Ind., graduating in 1952.
On May 25, 1952 she married Ernie Merritt in LaGrange, Ind. He preceded her in death Sept. 8, 2011. Zelma was a devoted and loving wife and stay at home mother.
Surviving are two sons, Vander Merritt and Marvin Merritt of Constantine; one sister; and three brothers. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son Larry Merritt; five sisters; and two brothers.
Cremation has taken place. Services are private by the family.
Arrangements are being handled by Eley Funeral Home, Constantine. Online messages may be left for the family at www.eleyfuneralhomes.com.

Funeral Home

280 South Washington Street PO Box 27 Constantine, MI 49042
(269) 435-3505
Published in Sturgis Journal on Sept. 4, 2018