Don Merryman

Published 8:23 am Friday, August 26, 2016

Mr. Don Merryman, Minister, 84, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Thursday, August 25, 2016, at Hillview Health Center.
A native of Carter County, he was the son of the late D.J. and Gladys Hardin Merryman. Mr. Merryman was a graduate of Elizabethton High School where he participated in boxing.
Mr. Merryman had served as a minister in various Christian Churches. He was a member of Buffalo Valley Christian Church, Johnson City, and was a U.S. Air Force Veteran, having served in the Korean Conflict.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lee Merryman.
Those left to cherish his memory include a son, Jeff Merryman and wife Angela, Oak Ridge, Tenn.; a grandson, Kolby Merryman, Greenville, S.C.; and special friends, Allen and Joan Jarrett, Johnson City, Tenn. Several cousins also survive.
A graveside service to honor the life of Mr. Don Merryman, Minister, will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday, August 27, at Happy Valley Memorial Park with Mr. John H. Smith, Minister, officiating. Those attending the service are asked to meet at the cemetery at 9:50 a.m. Saturday. Friends may sign the register book and pay their respects between the hours of 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Friday, August 26, at Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children/Jericho Temple, P.O. Box 5548, Kingsport, TN 37663 or to the Memorial and Honor Program, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Merryman family. Office (423) 543-5544.

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