Susan Elaine Merrell died July 29, 2022, in Purcell at the age of 73 years 6 months 28 days. Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 PM, Wednesday, August 3, 2022, at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Lexington Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.
Susan was born January 1, 1949, in Rock Springs, Wyoming to Amon and Mary (Stull) Davis. Because Amon worked in the oil field, the family moved several time following work. Susan graduated from high school in Bossier City, Louisiana. On August 31, 1968, she married Dannie Joe Merrell, and they raised 2 girls and 4 boys. Susan worked as a rural mail carrier in Lexington for over 20 years.
Susan is preceded in death by her parents, Amon and Mary Davis; her husband, Dannie Merrell; 2 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; and her sister, Patty Howry. Survivors include her 6 children, Larry Merrell, Lisa Merrell, Jackie Merrell, Jaime Merrell, Dena Goodin and Christian Merrell; her sister, Sally Sims; 9 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; and numerous other relatives and friends.