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Ollie Jane Merrill

December 22, 1925 - January 13, 2015

Ollie Jane Merrill of Girard, formerly of Springfield, died at 8:50 pm, Tuesday, January 13, 2015 at Pleasant Hill Village in Girard.  She was born December 22, 1925 in Oakford, to James Elmer and Ollie Jane Breeden Moss.  She married Robert L. “Bob” Merrill on May 20, 1950, and he survives.

Also surviving are one son, David (Jean) Merrill of Maryville, MO; two daughters, Carol Merrill of Springfield and Lisa Bethea of Bloomington; eleven grandchildren, David (Jennifer) Merrill, DJ (Alisha) Merrill, Danielle (Brian) Lawson, Derek (Natalie) Merrill, Dakota (Jessica) Merrill, Dannen Merrill, Debrielle Merrill, Sarah (Nick) Weber, Carly Bethea, Tim Bethea and Hannah Bethea; seven great-grandchildren, Michaela Mae, Delaney and Drake Merrill, Paige and Landen Merrill, Chase Lawson and Ellianah Weber and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents; eight brothers, Walter, Raymond, Emerson, Andrew, Russell, Edward, Everett and Finas and one sister, Della Mae and one great grandson, Tyler Merrill.

Jane was a homemaker, a caring neighbor, and a loyal friend. She loved Jesus and was an active member of her church.  She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and a special aunt to many.  She was dearly loved in return and will be greatly missed.

Visitation: 11 am – 1 pm, Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home.

Funeral Service:   1 pm, Saturday, January 17, 2015 at Staab Funeral Home with Chaplain Terry Link and Pastor Kres Lipscomb officiating. Private burial will be held at Oak Ridge Cemetery.

Visitation Information

Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015

Time: 11:00 am - 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Service Information

Date: Saturday, January 17, 2015

Time: 01:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield

Address:

1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map


Cemetery Information

Private burial will be held at Oak Ridge Cemetery


Memorial Information

Memorial  contributions may be made to Pleasant Hill Village; Samaritan’s Purse or Compassionate International


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