Geraldine A. “Gerry” Merry

Geraldine A. “Gerry” Merry, age 90, of Monmouth, Illinois, passed away
at 3:14 AM on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Monmouth Nursing Home in
Monmouth, Illinois. She was born on April 8, 1929 in Monmouth, Illinois,
the daughter of Harold and Cora (Numbers) Johnson. Gerry attended school
in Monmouth and was a graduate of Monmouth High School. She married
Roscoe Merry and they were divorced.

Gerry worked for a time at Glastex in Monmouth. She also bar tended at
several local taverns and owned and operated 3M Tap in Monmouth for a
number of years.

Gerry is survived by one son, Dan (Barbara) Merry of Monmouth, Illinois,
grandchildren; Troy, Melissa, Brandon, and Nessa, a number of
great-grandchildren, and one sister, Judy Sullivan of Galesburg,
Illinois. She is preceded in death by her parents, and one son, Ronald

A graveside funeral service for Gerry Merry will be at 2:00 PM on
Friday, March 13, 2020 at Monmouth Cemetery. No visitation is planned.
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