Joan Merck

Dawn Merck

Friday, June 19th, 1931 - Tuesday, January 28th, 2020
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Mrs. Joan Dawn Merck passed away in the late evening hours of Tuesday, January 28th, 2020 at her home in Kingsland, Ga. surrounded by her devoted family. She was 88 years old.
Mrs. Merck was born on June 19th, 1931 in Folkston, Ga. to the late William and Natalie Patterson Colson. If there was ever an image of a true southern lady, Dawn was it. She greeted everyone she encountered with a warm smile. She was a beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. Dawn celebrated 72 wonderful years of marriage with her loving husband, Walter. She was a sweet caring soul who cherished her family more than anything in this world. She will be missed greatly by everyone who knew and loved her.
Mrs. Merck is survived by her beloved husband, Walter C. Merck of Kingsland, Ga.; her children, Lisa Dawn (Raymond) Browning & Steven C. (Sally) Merck all of Kingsland, Ga.; her grandchildren, Ivy D Merck (Michael) Burns, Lilly C. Merck, Chad E. (Stephanie) Merck, Rachel Sirmon & Michael Browning; and her great grandchildren, Hunter & Brooke Sirmon, Haylie & Blake Browning, Landon & Bryson Merck, and Ailsa Burns.
Along with her parents, Mrs. Merck joins her sisters, Gloria Jean Colson Davis, LaVerne Colson Kerry, Lejuana Colson Bruce and Delores Colson on Heaven’s golden shore.
A visitation will be held from 10:30 to 11:30 am on Saturday, February 1st, 2020 in Coastal Camden Funeral Home. Graveside services will follow at 12 noon in Oakwell Cemetery on Clark’s Bluff Road in Kingsland, Ga. with E. Bruce Vaughn, the Senior Pastor of Kingsland First United Methodist Church to preside over the service Chad Merck, Michael Browning, Lee Cofield, Hunter Sirmon, Edward Bruce and Michael Burns will serve as Pallbearers.
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 | 10:30am - 11:30am
    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 10:30am - 11:30am
    Coastal Camden Funeral Home
    935 E. King Avenue
    Kingsland, Georgia 31548
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  • Graveside Service

    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 12:00pm
    Oakwell Cemetery
    Clarks Bluff Road
    KINGSLAND, GA 31548
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  • Interment

    Saturday, February 1st, 2020 |
    Saturday, February 1st, 2020
    Oakwell Cemetery
    Clarks Bluff Road
    Kingsland, Georgia 31548
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Kitty Canaday

Posted at 01:01pm
So sorry for your loss. May God give your family peace and hope.
We miss seeing you all.
Kim and Miss Kitty Canaday

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