Walter A. Merriman

Walter A. Merriman, age 69, of Maryville, passed away Sunday at the family home. The strongest man we ever knew went home on June 12, 2011 after a long battle with cancer. He leaves behind his loving wife Judy (Duncan) Merriman, children and spouses, Cindy and John Knight, Missy and John Cooper, Todd and Tammy Merriman, Bryan and Tonya Merriman, Amy and Dave Presnell; grandchildren and spouses, Josh and Kristal Knight, Brandon and Lori Cooper; grandchildren, Kandy and Kalyssa Knight, Corey Cooper, Junior and Savanna Merriman, Samantha Gorman, Abby and Maddy Cable, Gracie Merriman, Angel Linginfelter, Blake Green, Brittney, Samantha, and Brady Presnell; great grandchildren, Hailey Averi Knight; special person, Arley Johnson; brothers, sisters, and spouses, Skip and Doris Merriman, Neak Alexander and Charolett Dunlap, special sister in law, Shirley Cottrell; numerous other family and friends. Avery and his family wanted to thank Dr. McCarty, Jeanie and staff, Dr. Petty and staff, Dr. Boyer and staff and CVS. Graveside and interment service will be held 11:00 AM Tuesday June 14, 2011 at Grandview Cemetery, Rev. Allan Burchfield officiating. Friends and family may call at their convenience from 12:00 PM until 7:00 PM Monday at Miller Funeral Home Cedar Chapel. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the family to help with funeral expenses. 865-982-6041