Graveside services for Shirley Joyce Lewellen Merryman, 78, of Coleman will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Coleman Cemetery Pavilion, with the Rev. John Stanislaw officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home.

She died Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at an Abilene hospital.

She was born Aug. 24, 1935, in Shields, to Barney and Bessie Alford Lewellen. On July 10, 1954, she was married to Billy Merryman in Coleman. She worked in the office of Stemple Manufacturing in Coleman for 27 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include her husband, Bill Merryman of Coleman; four sons, Calvin Merryman and wife Terri of Burkett, Billy Merryman and wife Denise of Cypress, Mike Merryman of Coleman, Teddy Merryman and wife Cynthia of Clyde; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Dean Graves of Fort Worth; and numerous nieces and nephews.