Barbara Ann Merritt

August 10, 1949 ~ April 17, 2019

Born in: Cincinnati, OH
Resided in: Elizabethton, TN

Barbara Ann Merritt, 69, Elizabethton, passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at NHC HealthCare.

Barbara was born in Cincinnati, OH to the late Charles Eller and Margie Ann Proffitt.

Barbara was lovingly referred to as “Nana”. She was happiest spending time with her family and adored her grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by one sister, Jackie Hampton.

Survivors include: one daughter, Angel Taylor and her husband Shane; one son, JD Chambers and his wife Amber; six grandchildren, Adam, Tyler, Seth, Jacob, Chase and Gage; four great grandchildren, Maddox, Aubrey, Alianna and Brinley; one brother; one sister; and several nieces and nephews.

The family of Barbara Merritt will receive friends from 12 PM until 2 PM Friday, April 19, 2019, at Morris-Baker Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 2 PM with Rev. BJ Taylor officiating. A committal service will be held at a later date.

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Visitation: April 19, 2019 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Morris-Baker Dogwood Chapel
2001 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601

(423) 282-1521

Funeral Service: April 19, 2019 2:00 pm

Morris-Baker Dogwood Chapel
2001 E Oakland Ave
Johnson City, TN 37601

(423) 282-1521

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  1. Debbie Keller Vicki Whisenhunt says:

    Our hearts our broken, so sorry. Prayers 🙏

  2. Allison and Travis O'Dell says:

    We’re so sorry Seth! There is nobody like our grandmother! They are the foundation of the family. Love and hugs!

  3. Lenora Russell Cox says:

    My heart is broken ….Loved her more than you will ever know. My prayers for comfort are with you all. Love you❤️

  4. Judy Townsend says:

    So sorry praying God will give you all comfort

  5. Rita Waycaster says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss. You all are in my prayers.

  6. Sherry Livingston Shepherd says:

    So sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you guys.

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