James Howard Merrell
May 16, 1940  -  August 6, 2018

James Howard Merrell

Memorial Service
Taylor Street Church of Christ
216 E. Taylor
Hobbs, NM  88240
Saturday, August 18, 2018
2:00 pm
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I served in the Army.

James Merrell went to be with his savior on August 6, 2018.

James was born in Lovington, NM on May 16, 1940 to Van and Marie Merrell.

He is survived by his wife Jean of 57 years, two sons; Randy Merrell of Las Cruces, NM and Rusty and wife Cheryl Merrell of Key Largo, FL, four granddaughters, two grandsons, nine great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.


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  1. Fred Tucker
    Hico, TX

    I am so sorry for your loss. James and I was in National Guard at same time and then we both worked for Warren Petroleum at Monument plant. I always liked James in what ever we did. He was a great guy to be around.

  2. LeRoy & Marty Merritt
    Valdosta,, GA

    Jean, Randy, Rusty & Families..We are deeply sorrowful for the loss of James. He will always be remembered as a kind, gently, soul, with a great sense of humor. He will always be remembered by those who knew him. Our Condolences, Thoughts & Prayers go with each one for comfort. May God Blessings be with each of you. Our Deepest Love..LeRoy & Marty Merritt..

  3. Jim Pixley
    Bryan, TX

    I am truly sorry for your loss, Prayers for comfort Jean

  4. Ann and Randall Pate
    Blackwell, TX

    Randall and I are so sorry you lost James. You were his angel and took such good care of him. God bless you.

  5. Cyndi Garrison
    Hobbs, NM

    You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers!

  6. Terry McMaster
    Alto, NM

    Jean Iā€™m so very sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and yours. God bless you all.

  7. Peggy Downs
    Parker, CO

    I am so sorry for you and your families loss. This is a very sad and trying time for you. You are in my thoughts and prayers everyday. I still find myself trying to accept the fact that Steve is gone. At least we know that James and Steve are having a happy reunion in heaven !

  8. Patty Heady
    Hobbs, NM

    Jean you are in my thoughts and prayers. May God wrap his loving arms around you in this time of need.

  9. Leha Hulse Searcy
    Pinetop, AZ

    Thinking of you Jean. Prayers for you, Randy, Rusty and the family during this time. Love to all

  10. LaRue (Coppedge) Forman
    Hobbs, NM

    Iā€™m so sorry to see this, Jean. May all your wonderful memories comfort you all during this very difficult time. God bless you all. šŸ™šŸ»šŸ™šŸ»

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