CHARLESTON -- Patsy R. Merryman, 70, died at 6:50 p.m. Oct. 5, 2008, in the Charleston Manor Skilled Nursing Center.
Born March 6, 1938 in Dorena, to the late Davis C. and Robbie Kathleen Taylor Siars, she had lived Charleston for the past 11 years, moving from Sterling, Ill.
Survivors include: one son, Stephen Earl Merryman of Erie, Ill.; one daughter, Annette Sue Harms of Morrison, Ill.; one brother, Glenn Siars of Charleston; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother Harold Siars.
Visitation will be from noon Thursday until time of services at 2 p.m. at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie. Stanley Hargis of the Southeast Hospice will officiate.
Burial will follow in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.