Geraldine A. "Gerry" Merry, age 90, of Monmouth, Illinois, passed away at 3:14 AM on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at Monmouth Nursing Home in Monmouth, Illinois. She was born on April 8, 1929 in Monmouth, Illinois, the daughter of Harold and Cora (Numbers) Johnson. Gerry attended school in Monmouth and was a graduate of Monmouth High School. She married Roscoe Merry and they were divorced.
Gerry worked for a time at Glastex in Monmouth. She also bartended at several local taverns and owned and operated 3M Tap in Monmouth for a number of years.
Gerry is survived by one son, Dan (Barbara) Merry of Monmouth, Illinois, grandchildren; Troy, Melissa, Brandon, and Nessa, a number of great-grandchildren, and one sister, Judy Sullivan of Galesburg, Illinois. She is preceded in death by her parents, and one son, Ronald Merry.
A graveside funeral service for Gerry Merry will be at 2:00 PM on Friday, March 13, 2020 at Monmouth Cemetery. No visitation is planned.
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