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Merriel Chism Jones January 4, 1929 - June 30, 2019

Tisdale-Lann Memorial

Merriel Chism Jones, 90, died Sunday, June 30, 2019, at her residence. She was born January 4, 1929, in Aberdeen to James Eli Chism and Villie Miller Chism. She was a life long resident of Aberdeen. Ms. Jones was a self-employed seamstress. She was a member of the Aberdeen First Christian Church. She is survived by one son Bro. Robert Earl Fowlkes (Martha) of Amory, MS; two grandchildren Gail Smith (Norman) of Aberdeen, MS and Bruce Benton (Lori) of Smithville, MS; two great-grandchildren Brittney Irvin (Gabe) of Hamilton, MS and Warren Smith (Jessica) of Aberdeen, MS; six great-great-grandchildren Robert Easton Flanner, Afton Irvin, Eli Irvin, Wesson Blake Smith, Kamron Benton and Austin Craig; one brother Jim Chism, Sr.; and her caregiver Betty Sandlin. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Guy Jones Jr., and four brothers.

A visitation service will be held tonight from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Services will be Tuesday, July 2, 2019, at 4:00 P.M. at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home with Bro. Robert Moore and Bro. Robert Earl Fowlkes officiating. Burial will be in Oddfellows Rest Cemetery. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home of Aberdeen is in charge of the arrangements. Pallbearers will be family.

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    Brenda Chism Thompson says

    I’m going to miss Aunt Merriel so much. I loved her so much , now she’s happy in Heaven with Uncle Guy and her brothers. Love you Robert and Uncle Jim my prayers are with you both.

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    Janice English says

    So glad I got to visit with her yesterday even though she didn’t know I was there. She was a very special lady. She always remembered my birthday and called or sent me cards. Will miss her thoughtfulness. Go rest high on that mountain Ms Merril❤️Prayers for the family

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    JOHN & DIANE BERRYHILL says

    PRAYING FOR ALL OF YOU. I KNOW YOU ALL WILL MISS HER VERY MUCH. I KNOW SHE IS IN HEAVEN WITH HER LOVED ONES THAT HAVE GONE ON BEFORE HER. SHE WILL ALWAYS BE WITH YOU BECAUSE YOU ARE A PART OF HER. LOVE YOU ALL JOHN & DIANE BERRYHILL

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    LINDA JAGGERS says

    I am so sorry for your loss, I am sending prayers for all. Praying God will give you the love and comfort to get through the days ahead.

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