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Hubert Merrell

February 1, 1937 — August 15, 2016

Hubert Merrell, 79, of Reliance, TN passed away on Monday, August 15, 2016 at his residence.  He was a true outdoorsman.  He loved to turkey hunt, fish, camp, and dig ginseng. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hoyt and Mary Rymer Merrell; infant grandson, Joshua Rymer.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 58 years, Eula Mae Lee Merrell; daughters, Patricia (Bobby) Rymer, Debbie (Bill) Swaggerty; son, Ray (Shirlene) Merrell; 9 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brothers, David (Loretta) Merrell, Johnny (Molly) Merrell, Homer Merrell; sisters, Maudie Martin, Reble (Robert) Green. Several nieces and nephews and many special friends also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Bobby Rymer and Reverend Vernon Webb officiating.  Interment will be at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, August 18, 2016 in Morgan Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home prior to the service.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Merrell family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.     

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

6:00am - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Starts at 8:00 am (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Interment

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Morgan Cemetery

, Reliance, TN 37369

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