Merlyn Ceylon Cummings
Merlyn Ceylon Cummings of Cape Girardeau, Missouri daughter of the late Floyd and Cora (Beal) Clinton was born on April 14, 1938 in Puxico, Missouri and passed away on August 25, 2022 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri at the age of 84.
Merlyn lived in the Southeast Missouri area the majority of her life where she worked in the food service industry as a restaurant owner until her retirement in 1988. Merlyn also lived in Fairview, Missouri. Her favorite pastime was cooking and spending time with family and friends. Merlyn was a member of the Puxico First Baptist Church.
Merlyn is survived by two sons; William David (Cynthia) Richard of St. Louis Missouri: Danny Paul (Janice) Richard of Fenton, Missouri; Two brothers; Ronnie Clinton of Puxico, Missouri: Douglas Clinton of Senath, Missouri; three sisters Melba Bell of Advance, Missouri; Phyllis Peterson of Farwell, Minnesota; Shirley Duer of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; three grand-children Matthew William (Christy) Richard of Denver, Colorado; Stacy Lynn (Ed) Wanner of Ballwin, Missouri; Jacqueline Anne Richard of St. Louis, Missouri; one great grand-son Edward Wanner. A host of family, church family and friends also survive. She was proceeded in death by her parents; one brother Wendell Clinton; two sisters Bonnie June Clinton and Eloise Young.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2022 from 10:00 to 11:00 a.m At the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico, Missouri.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, September 3, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Puxico , Missouri with Pastor Douglas and Brother Ronnie Clinton officiating and Watkins and Sons Funeral Home of Dexter, Missouri in charge of all arrangements.
Interment will follow at Duck Creek Cemetery in Puxico, Missouri.
Watkins and Sons Funeral Service
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