Mary Alice Merrell

Mary was born April 11, 1930 in Bovina to Ezra Homer and Alma Alice Bond Englant. She taught 1st grade in the Friona Independent School District for many years, was a master at leather work, sold Avon and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bovina.

She is preceded in death by her parents, 1 son-Daryl Merrell, 1 brother-Floyd Englant, and 1 sister-Barbara Kesler.

Survivors include: 2 daughters-Karen Barham of Lubbock, and Connie Goad of Amarillo, 3 sons-Dale Merrell of Bovina, Doyle Merrell of Baytown and David Merrell and wife Kay of Amarillo, 11 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Graveside Inurnment Services will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, June 15, 2017 at the Bovina Cemetery in Bovina, Texas with Rev. Brian Mullins, pastor of the First Baptist Church in Bovina, officiating. Arrangements by Blackwell-Mullins Funeral Home in Friona.

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