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Bela O. Merriman

August 24, 1922 ~ May 7, 2017 (age 94)

Bela O. Merriman passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017. Graveside services will be arranged at a later date. Arrangements are under the directions of Morrison Funeral Home.


Bela was born on August 24, 1922 in Mena, Arkansas, to the late Velma (Weems) and Charles L. Bacon. She married Arlie L. Carson on December 17, 1939 in Oklahoma. Arlie "Doc" preceded her in death in 1987. She married J C Merriman April 1, 1989 in Graham. J C preceded her in death in 2012.


Survivors include: daughter, Natha Duncan; grandchildren, Tonya Clifton and Jack Clifton and wife, Amy; great-grandchildren, Demi Maxedon and husband, Alonzo; Chelsea and Alle Clifton. 


Bela was preceded in death by her brother, Charles Bacon; sisters, Marie Ballard, and Helen Bacon; and son-in-law, Bill Duncan.

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