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Merrie Joy Kersh

June 6, 1937 May 17, 2018
Merrie Joy Kersh
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Obituary for Merrie Joy Kersh

Merrie Joy Kersh, age 80, passed away peacefully in her sleep on May 17, 2018. She was born in Norwich, England on June 6, 1937 to Douglas and Gladys Furbank Wilkinson. Merrie attended Notre Dame High School for Girls in Norwich, England, and went on to attend nursing school in hopes of becoming a professional nanny. She married Roy Kersh in London, England on July 9, 1966. Merrie and Roy moved back to the United States in 1971. They lived in California, Texas, and Maine before settling in Mustang, Oklahoma in 1981. Merrie was actively involved with the Navy wives, volunteering at her sons’ schools, and found her passion working with the mentally handicapped, which she did for over 20 years. She enjoyed reading her Bible, listening to music, watching birds, visiting the ocean, spending time with her grandchildren, and being surrounded by her family and friends. Merrie is preceded in death by her husband Roy and her parents and step-father, Jeffrey Barnett. She is survived by her brothers and sisters, Patsy of Dereham, England; Ann of Bethany, OK; Myra of Baja, Mexico; John of Norwich, England; Jeffrey of Auckland, New Zealand; Christopher of Kolding, Denmark; Martin of Burnt Oak, England; and Vanessa of Norwich, England. She is also survived by her children, Fiona Hamon and husband Lewis Heald of Sark, Channel Islands; Gregory and wife Linda of Mustang, OK; and Geoffrey and wife Brittany of Edmond, OK; as well as 6 grandchildren, Angela and husband Jason Lewis, Gary Hamon, Scott, William, Reagan and Camryn Kersh; and 3 great-grandchildren, Max and Maisie Lewis and Isla Hamon. Funeral services will be Thursday, May 23, 2018 at 2:00pm in the First Baptist Church of Mustang. Arrangements are under the direction of McNeil’s Funeral Service, Mustang, OK.


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Visitation

Tuesday

22

May

2:00 PM 5/22/2018 2:00:00 PM - 5:00 PM 5/22/2018 5:00:00 PM
McNeil's Funeral Service

525 West Highway 152
PO Box 1616
Mustang, OK 73064

McNeil's Funeral Service
525 West Highway 152 Mustang 73064 OK
United States

Service

Wednesday

23

May

2:00 PM 5/23/2018 2:00:00 PM
Mustang First Baptist Church

928 N. Mustang Road
Mustang, OK 73064

Mustang First Baptist Church
928 N. Mustang Road Mustang 73064 OK
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mustang Cemetery Final Resting Place

325 S. Mustang Road
Mustang, OK 73064

325 S. Mustang Road Mustang 73064 OK
United States
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