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Gerald Merrifield

May 30, 1942 - Feb. 7, 2020

Gerald Merrifield, 77 of Breckenridge, passed away Friday, Feb. 7,2020. Amemorialservicewill be held at 1:30p.m., Saturday, Feb. 15th at Bethany Baptist Church with Rev. Don Bearden officiating.

Gerald B. Merrifield was born May 30, 1942 in Littlefield, to parents, Clifford Earl Merrifield and Helen Jo Marriott Merrifield. He served in the United States Army from 1959 until he was honorably discharged in 1962. Gerald married Brenda Keesee on July 20, 1996 in Cooke County, TX.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford and Helen Merrifield; three sisters, Della R. Strength, Joyce Laudermilk, and Ruby Pearl; two brothers, Joe E. Merrifield, and Jimmy D. Merrifield.

Merrifield is survived by his wife, Brenda Merrifield of Breckenridge; two sons, Gerald Merrifield and Shellie of Rockport, and Jimmy Ray Earl Merrifield of Gainesville; one brother, EdmonR. Merrifield and wife, Jeanine of Possum Kingdom; two sisters, Gaitha L. Spaulding and husband, Will of San Antonio, and Gaila L. Booth of San Antonio; two granddaughters, Alyssa Paige Merrifield of Austin, and Alexis Merrifield ofNorman, OK.

Memorials may be made to the National Autism Association and may be left at Morehart Mortuary. Condolences may be made online at

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