Diane Kay Merrill(1954 - 2014)

Merrill, Diane Kay; age 59; a lifelong resident of Mt. Pleasant, was carried by an angel into the open arms of God on Thursday, March 13, 2014. A Celebration of Diane’s life will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 1 p.m. Interment will follow in Riverside Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 8 p.m. Visitation will continue the day of the service from 12 Noon until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to help with funeral expenses. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel. Diane was born on March 29, 1954 to Coe and Violet (Williams) Merrill, in Mt. Pleasant. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1972 and Cosmetology School in 1974. Diane worked at Tendercare of Mt. Pleasant for 28 years and the Laurels for 2 years, as well as working in home health care for 7 years. Diane loved the outdoors, traveling, sewing, quilting, going to the lake to fish, and bingo. She previously lived on a farm and enjoyed taking care of animals. Diane especially loved cats. Diane is survived by the family of her parents; as well as the family of her step-father, Charles Marz; many special friends at Winchester Towers and residents that she cared for; and very dear friend, Jason Hilts and his family. Diane was preceded in death by her parents; step-father; sister, Maxine Merrill; and several cousins, aunts, and uncles. You may view Diane’s obituary online and send a condolence to the family, light a memorial candle, or place a memorial donation at www.clarkfuneralchapel.com

Funeral Home

Clark Family Funeral Chapel & Cremation Service
114 S. Bradley Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858
(989) 775-9943
Published in Morning Sun on Mar. 15, 2014