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Merry Lyn (Estes) Miller

July 14, 1952 ~ December 31, 2022 (age 70) 70 Years Old

Merry Miller Obituary

Merry Miller left this earth to be with the Lord on December 31, 2022, at the age of 70. She was born July 14, 1952, in Akron, Ohio. Merry graduated from Green High in 1970 and entered the nursing field. She loved helping others and dedicated herself to select hospitals over the years as an assistant.


Merry was a devoted and loving Christian, mother, grandmother, and friend. She loved to travel with her friends and close family prior to settling down. She married Chris Miller in 1987 and began a new life by moving to Saint Simons Island, Georgia in 1989. Shortly thereafter, she became a single working mother who remained steadfast in her duties and commitment to her children. Merry went about her daily life exemplifying religious and family values for her children to aspire towards. Her faith was strong and showed in all aspects of her life. Merry enjoyed making memories with her children, scrapbooking, sewing, and many other hobbies.


Merry was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Mary Estes (2011 and 2022); brother, Doug Estes (2009), and fiancé Darwin Proctor (1999). She is survived by her children, David Miller and Deanna (Garrett) Wright; siblings, Bob (Dottie Chris) Estes, Dave (Sheree) Estes, Jim (Lilibeth) Estes, and Dianne (Don) Bulgrin; grandchildren, Ryan Clark, Zachary Wright, and Levi Wright; aunt, Vera Horne aka “Weira”; sister-in-law, Vicki Estes Kellogg; nieces and nephews, Michelle (Chad) Lambert, Doug Estes Jr, Dan (Kim) Estes, Dennis (Stacey) Estes, Kristy Mollohan, Michael Estes, Sophia Estes, Olivia Estes, Donald Bulgrin, Matthew Bulgrin, Stephanie Bulgrin, Andrew Bulgrin, Shane Estes, Cody Estes, Mindy (Justin) Cromer, David (Angela) Estes, Dana (Steve) Schaal, and Colleen (Andy) Shawk; as well as many great nieces and nephews, cousins, and friends.


A memorial service will be held at 1 P.M. on Saturday, January 28, 2023, at Schermesser Funeral Home, 600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road, Akron, Ohio.  Family and friends may call on Saturday from 11 A.M. until the time of service at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, Merry would have requested donations to be made in honor of her to the National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI), P. O. Box 49104, Baltimore, Maryland 21297, or on their website nami.org.  To leave a special message online for the family, visit our website at www.schermesserfh.com.


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Memorial Contributions:

National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI) 
P. O. Box 49104   
Baltimore, Maryland 21297


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Gathering of Family and Friends
January 28, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319

Memorial Service
January 28, 2023

1:00 PM
Schermesser Funeral Home
600 E. Turkeyfoot Lake Road
Akron, OH 44319


National Alliance on Mental Health (NAMI)
P.O. Box 49104, Baltimore MD 21297


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