NAMPA - Funeral services for Gary G. Merrill, 31,
of Nampa Route 2, who was fatally injured in an auto
accident near Butte,
Mont. Sunday, will be conducted at
2 p.m. Thursday at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.
The Rev, Leonard
Gallivan, pastor of Bethel
of the Nazarene, will officiate.
Mr. Merrill was
born June 26, 1941, at
Payette, Idaho. He
was reared in the Payette-Fruitland-New Plymouth area, and
School in 1959.
He served in the
U.S. Army from 1961 to 1963.
He was married to Connie Jo Davis on April 25, 1970,
at Elko, Nev. They
have made their home here at
since that time. In
the past, he had worked as a supervisor for Biltmore Homes
at Boise, and had worked for
the Fleetway Stations at Nampa. At
the time of his death, he was director of marketing for
Grand Targhee Resort, Inc., at Alta. Wyo.
Mr. Merrill was a
member of Bethel Church
of the Nazarene, of
He is survived by
his wife, Mrs. Connie Jo Merrill, of Nampa; one daughter,
Mandy Sue Merrill, at home; by his mother and step-father,
Mr. and Mrs. Bill Geisler, of Parma; one sister, Lorine
Stephens, of LaGrande, Ore.; one brother, Don Merrill, of
Touchet, Wash.; and by his grandmother, Mrs. Alma
Kirkpatrick, of Caldwell, and by four nieces and nephews.