Martha A (Isenhour) Merrill

February 25, 1943 ~ October 6, 2021 (age 78)


            Mrs. Martha A. Isenhour Merrill, age 78, of Statesville, passed away on Wednesday, October 6, 2021.

            Martha was born February 25, 1943 in Iredell County, the daughter of the late Clarence Isenhour and Ethel Avis Bost Isenhour.

            She worked in textiles and retired from William T. Burnett. She was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church in Statesville. She was a kind gentle lady always looking after others.

            Including her parents, she was preceded in death by: husband, Ronald Dean Merrill; son, Michael Merrill; sister, Judy Rivera; brothers, Kermit Isenhour, Clifton Isenhour.

            Those left to cherish and honor her memory include: daughter, Sabrina Whitesides and husband, Larry, of Iredell Co.; sons, Dean Merrill, Jimmy Merrill both of Iredell Co.

 Grandchildren: Shelly Higdon and husband, Clayton, Brooke Carter and husband, Trey, Jake Merrill, Samuel Merrill, Travis Merrill, Abigail Merrill, Willie Whitesides and wife, Darlana.

Great-grandchildren: Terah Higdon, Luke Higdon, Tyler Merrill, Leanna Klein, Taven Jones, Makenzie Carter.  

Sisters: Joyce Josey, Sylvia Sipes, Karen Isenhour all of Iredell Co.

Brothers: Dwight Isenhour, Gary Isenhour and wife, Maria all of Iredell Co.; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

            The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m., Monday, October 11, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, 168 Lookout Dam Road, Statesville, NC 28677.

            The family will receive friends from 2 - 3 p.m. prior to the service.

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            Adams Funeral Home and cremation services are honored to be serving the family of Martha A. Isenhour Merrill.

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October 11, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Adams Funeral Homes
307 Main Avenue Drive
Taylorsville, NC 28681

Funeral Service
October 11, 2021

3:00 PM
Adams Funeral Home Chapel Taylorsville
307 Main Ave Dr
Taylorsville , NC 28681

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