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A.J. Merriman

October 19, 1935 — August 8, 2020

A.J. Merriman, 84, Wyandotte, OK passed into eternal rest August 8, 2020 at Freeman West Hospital after a sudden illness.

A.J. Merriman was born October 19, 1935 in Racine, MO the son of Arnold and Cinderella (York) Merriman. A.J. had lived in the area all of his life. He was a carpenter and had worked on several businesses and homes in and around the Seneca, Wyandotte and Grove area. A.J. attended Pentecostal Life Center in Joplin, MO.

A.J. Merriman married Patricia J. Chase March 11, 1960 in Seneca, MO and she preceded him in death April 8, 2014. He was also preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Deborah Blount and one brother JR Merriman and one sister Phyllis Reed.

Survivors include four sons; Michael Merriman, Wyandotte, Gerald Merriman and wife Laura, Joplin, Kevin Merriman, Fairland and Kelly Merriman and wife Tammy, Grove; one daughter, Stephanie Knauf, Wyandotte, OK; 13 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren.; three brothers, Ted Merriman, Claude Merriman and Rod Merriman all of Seneca; one sister Emmalou Atchison, Lamar.

Graveside services will be held at 10:00, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at the Council House Cemetery with Jarrod Jones officiating.

The body will lie in state at the Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home for family and friends Monday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Monday, August 10, 2020

10:00am - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home

1101 Cherokee Ave, Seneca, MO 64865

Family and friends may come to the funeral for viewing and sign the register book Monday, August 10, 2020 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. There will not be a organized visitation with the family present.

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Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Council House Cemetery

Cayuga Rd, Wyandotte, OK 74370

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