Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
OBITUARY - MERLE MARY MUNYON
Merle Mary MUNYON, daughter of Charles Leslie MUNYON and Ida Mae McCONNELL MUNYON, was born August 5, 1891, near
Grand River, Iowa, and passed away November 6, 1985, at the Clearview Nursing Home, Mount Ayr, Iowa, at the age of
94. Her entire life was spent on a farm near Grand River and in Kellerton, except for the last five years at
Preceding her in death were her parents; four brothers; and three sisters.
Left to cherish her
memory is her son, Chester and wife Norma of Kellerton; grandsons, Terry MUNYON and wife Debbie of Kellerton;
and Rodney MUNYON and wife Lee-Anne of Apache Junction, Arizona; great-grandchildren, Patricia GEORGE and Matthew
MUNYON of Kellerton, and Sara and Amanda MUNYON of Apache Junction, AZ; a niece, Arleta MUNYON BRYANT, whom she
raised as a daughter, and husband Harold of Oroville, California; a brother, Loren "Bill" MUNYON and wife Enid of
Montrose, Colorado; sisters-in-law, Ellie MUNYON and Mae MUNYON; many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
She loved her family and will be missed by all who knew her.There comes a time for all of us
When we must say good-bye.
But faith and hope and love and trust
Can never, never die.
Although the curtain
falls at last
Is that a cause to grieve?
The future's fairer than the past
If only we believe.
in God's eternal care
And when the Master calls,
Let's say that life is still more fair
~ Author unknown
Services were held November 9, 1985, from the Wilson-Watson
Funeral Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa, conducted by Rev. Walter ZARR. Organist was Mike GREENE.
Rex PAYTON, Dean FUGATE, Ivan RAINEY, Harold REED, Russell NORRIS and Kenneth MICKAEL. Burial was in the Munyon
Cemetery at Grand River, Iowa.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, October of 2010
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