Ruth Stone “Stonie” Merchant
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Ruth Stone “Stonie” Merchant, 91, of Jasper, passed away on Sunday, March 10, 2013, at her residence.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Kilgore-Green Funeral Home. A graveside service will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Elmwood Cemetery. Charles Merchant will officiate.

She was preceded in death by her daughter, Mary Ellen Merchant; and husband, AJ “Red” Merchant Jr.

She is survived by her children, Lynn Ellen Merchant of Jasper, AJ “Jerry” Merchant (Joan) of Conroe, Texas, and Connie Schoenhart of Dickinson, Texas; grandchildren, Dottie Ruth Briggle Sinclair of Gainsville, Ga., Melody Lynn Hyche LaGory (Brian) of Birmingham, Amanda Merchant of Conroe, Texas, and Paul Daggett of Baytown, Texas; great-grandchildren, Danielle Balser, Crystal Sinclair, Kevin Sinclair, Harmony LaGory, Blaine LaGory and Samantha LaGory; great-great-grandchildren, Hayden, Malachi and Sophia; and many nieces, nephews and friends.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest donations be made to Daybreak Family Violence Program in Jasper.

You may register online condolences to the family at

Kilgore-Green Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-9503