Florine Eckles-Merrill
1954 - 2019
BORN
1954
DIED
2019
FUNERAL HOME
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue
Gary, IN
Florine Eckles-Merrill age 64 of Gary, Indiana went home Wednesday May 15, 2019. She was born in Dundee, Mississippi on November 12, 1954. She graduated from Roosevelt High school in Gary, IN in 1972. Florine devoted her life to serving the Gary Community School Corp as a Special Education Teacher for 32 years. She gave her life to Christ at a young age of 16. She was a devoted member of Reed's Temple in Griffith, IN. She was preceded in death by her father Joseph Eckles. Florine leaves her memories husband Tommie L. Merrill, mother Emma Mae Eckles-Hancock, sister Pernella King, brother Curtis Taylor, half brother and sister Angie and Rodney Eckles . Special nieces Daphne Edwards, Kindal Taylor, Diamond Edwards and nephew Richard L King Jr., step daughter, Toya Jackson and a host of other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. Visitation Friday, May 24, 2019 from 12:00 noon- 8:00 p.m. with family hours from 6:00 -8:00 p.m. at Guy & Allen Funeral Chapel 2959 W 11th Avenue. Funeral services Saturday, May 25, 2019 with viewing from 9:00 a.m. -11:00 a.m. and services to immediately follow at 11:00 a.m. at Reeds Temple C.O.G.I.C. 1300 N. Broad St. Superintendent David Reed Officiating. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park


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Published by Post-Tribune on May 23, 2019.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
May
24
Viewing
12:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue, Gary, IN
May
24
Visitation
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
Guy & Allen Funeral Directors, Inc.
2959 West 11th Avenue, Gary, IN
May
25
Viewing
9:00a.m. - 11:00a.m.
Reeds Temple C.O.G.I.C.
1300 N. Broad St., IN
May
25
Funeral service
11:00a.m.
Reeds Temple C.O.G.I.C.
1300 N. Broad St., IN
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miss you dearly big sis, can you come back to me please, every little brother needs his big sister, i love you boo.
curtis taylor
May 29, 2019
Please accept my condolences. Jeremiah 29:11 assures us God is thinking thoughts of peace toward us; to give us a future and a hope. In the days to come may you find comfort in that hope.
LT
May 29, 2019
May our heavenly father provide your family with the strenght you need in your time of sorrow
May 28, 2019
Sharron Madison
May 27, 2019

My heartfelt condolences to the family for your loss. May you be comforted by your cherished memories, as you await the fulfillment of Gods promise to one day be reunited with your loved one again (John 6:40)
May 25, 2019
My life will never be the same without you, love you big sister 4 ever :{
Curtis Taylor
May 25, 2019
You will always live in our hearts and prayers.
May 25, 2019
To the family of Florine Eckles-Merrill, my prayers go out to family in the passing of Florine. She was a quiet sweet woman.
Brenda Warren-Davis
May 24, 2019
My heart goes out to both families,Florine i love you am going to miss deeply.MsEmma i can't express how o feel.
Jimmy Pickett
Friend
May 24, 2019
MY CONDOLENCE TO THE MERRILL FAMILY.
Gloria Green
May 24, 2019
Clara Robinson
May 23, 2019
I only knew you for a short time but you were a gift to my life. You will be missed.
Eddie Washington
May 23, 2019
Our Sympathy are with you and family doing your time of bereavement, praying and believing God to comfort and strengthen you day by day. With Love, The Nickson and Liddell families.
Alice Nickson
Friend
May 23, 2019
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