Obituary: Rachel Corene Merk
Rachel Corene Merk
Rachel Corene Merk of Exeter, Calif. went peacefully into the loving arms of Jesus on Feb. 20, 2019 while at home sleeping. She was 79 years old.
Rachel lived in Exeter for over 60 years. Rachel was born in McAlester, Okla. on May 22, 1939 to Johnnie and Myrtle Parilee Henson.
She is survived by her husband, William B. Merk; four daughters, Jo Nell Plumlee, Gina Renee Burton, Marsha Sue Smith, and Natalie Michele Williams; seven grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; five sisters and three brothers. She is preceded in death by her parents, Johnnie and Parilee.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28 at the Exeter District Cemetery. All are welcome. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.evansmillerguinnchapel.com. Arrangements entrusted to Evans Miller Guinn Chapel in Exeter.