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Josephine (Lucy) Merryfield

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It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Josephine (Lucy) Merryfield, 80, of Fort, Sumner, New Mexico, has entered rest on Saturday, July 21, 2018, at home surrounded by her loved ones. Honoring Joan’s request, a private family service will be held. Celebrate Joan’s life by visiting www.andersonbethany.com to offer a memory or expression of sympathy for her family.

She was born and raised in Fort Sumner, New Mexico, to Frutoso and Juanita Trujillo. Joan married the love of her life, Bob Merryfield on December 23, 1958, and was happily married for forty-nine years. Together they ran the business “Rite Way” Insulation in Roswell, New Mexico, for twenty-five years. Joan enjoyed playing the piano and listening and dancing to Elvis Presley and Patsy Cline on her record player. She was a diligent wife, mother and grandmother. Joan was always doing for others. Joan’s sense of humor brightened the lives of all who met her. Joan’s family will carry fond memories of her and she will be greatly missed by all.

Those left to eternally treasure and cherish memories of Joan are her children: Mollie and husband, Steve Ragens; Cathy and husband, Augustine Gomez; Robert A. and spouse, Carmen Merryfield, Wendy Artiaga, Rick Merryfield Sr; grandchildren: Danny Ray Merryfield, Debbie Merryfield, Michael Arias, Brandon Merryfield, Anthony Merryfield, Junior Artiaga, Tiffany Artiaga, Andrew Artiaga, Cristina Merryfield, Crystal Merryfield, Robbie Merryfield, Ricky Dom Merryfield II, Erick Merryfield, Sally and husband, Joshua Cloonan, Natalie Gray, Nakoma Wilfong, Nathaniel and wife, Alicia; brothers: Manuel Trujillo, Fred Trujillo; and loving pets: Rex and Bambi.

Preceding Joan in death were her husband, Robert Ethen Merryfield; parents: Frutoso and Juanita Trujillo; and brothers: Henry Trujillo, and Orlando Trujillo.

Joan’s family would like to extend a Special Thanks to Kindred Hospice.

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Thanks to Jehovah God, through Jesus ransom sacrifice. We look forward to the hope in the Bible at John 5;28, 29.

Joan’s tribute was lovingly written in her honor by her family.