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.