Memorial Services for Peggy Merrell, age 81, of Leesburg, FL will be held on January 14, 2012, 11 AM, at the First Baptist Church of Weaver. Mrs. Merrell passed away on Friday, December 30, 2011. Preceding her death is her parents, Carless and Mattie Hollis; and brother, Rodney Hollis. Survivors include her loving husband Alex "Leon" Merrell of Leesburg, FL; sister-in-law, Carol Hollis; nieces, Bambi Spangler and Mimi Gokey; nephews, Fred and Geoff Hollis; one great niece and six great nephews. Peggy was born on September 26, 1930 in St. Clair County, Alabama. She was a graduate of Pell City High School and the Anniston Memorial School of Nursing as well as a member of the First Baptist Church of Weaver, Weaver, AL. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Mt. Dora Children's Home and Bible School, 301 West 13th Ave., Mt. Dora, FL 32757, (352) 383-9906. Condolences may be offered online at www.loomisfuneralhomes.com. Loomis Funeral Home, Apopka, FL, will direct the services.
Published on  January 17, 2012