Meryl Marris, 83

Mrs. Myrle Marris, age 83 of Bogata died Monday March 14, 2011
in Regency Healthcare and Rehab in Clarksville. Funeral services will be 2pm Wed March 16 in Cuthand United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Morris Chapel Cemeteryunder direction of Wood Funeral Home. The family will receive friends 7-8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home as well as at the cemetery following the graveside rites.

Mrs. Marris was born May 7, 1927 in Deport the daughter of Jefferson Davis and Lottie Harbison Green. She married Roy Marris Jan 5, 1945 in Clarksville.She was a longtime active member of First Baptist Church of Bogata where she taught Sunday School and was a G.A. leader for many years.  She enjoyed painting and decorating.

She was preceded in death by a son Dwight Marris on April 21, 1979.  She is survived by  her husband Roy Marris of Bogata, one daughter Donna McClendon and husband Larry of Alford Texas, a son Dicky Marris and wife Liz of Jasper; six grandchildren, Ike, Troy, Jeff, Melaney, Natalie and Brennan and eight great grandchildren.

  1. Joe Pomponio says:

    Dicky and Liz,

    Please accept my condolences on the loss of Meryl….and know that you and your family are in our prayers…

    Joe Pomponio and Family

  2. Judy Mankins says:

    Mr. Roy and Family,

    We are praying for yall, Ms Meryl was a very good, loving woman to everyone she knew or met, anyways an angel, she treated my family and kids like they were hers and anyways had something good cooked. She was loved and will be greatly missed. If yall need anything just give us a hollar.

    Love and Praying for you,


  3. Clint, Sharon, and Hollie Greer says:

    To the Marris Family,

    So sorry to hear about Myrle. She was one sweet lady. A lot of childhood memories I have with her in them. I love her and Roy so much. I am praying that God gives you all comfort and piece during this time. Myrle was a wonderful person and I am so glad that a little piece of her was shared with me.

    Clint, Sharon (Strawn), and Hollie Greer

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