Merle Smith McLemore
Funeral Date: 7/16/2017

Merle Dean Cookie McLemore, age 70, died Tuesday, July 11th, at her home in Weatherford, Texas, after battling interstitial lung disease. She was born March 11, 1947 in Butler, Alabama, daughter of the late Joseph Hunter Smith and Grace Singleton. She was a Baptist, worked for several years as Manager of Macs Diesel Service, Shell Lake, Arkansas, and as an Electronics Technician for Sanyo Manufacturing Corp., Forest City, Arkansas. She spent the remainder of her career as a Nurse and Certified Med Aide in several Nursing & Rehabilitation Centers in the north Texas region. She was married to the late Felix C. McLemore, Sr., on October 2, 1971 at Pine Bluff, Arkansas, until his death December 11, 2007. Surviving children: daughter Karen L. Scott of Austin, Texas, and Sharon Bussell, Middleton, Tennessee; daughters-in-law: April McLemore, Las Vegas, Nevada and Audra Ortega McLemore, Mineral Wells, Texas; three sons Lynn McLemore, Las Vegas, Nevada; , John Wayne McLemore, Weatherford, Texas; Felix C. McLemore, Jr., Mineral Wells, Texas; along with numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, many beloved nieces and nephews. Funeral service was 2:00 p.m. Sunday, July 16, at Frazerís Chapel with Rev. Russell Rhoden officiating. Janice Sullivan was organist. Burial was in Fitzhugh Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Kevin H. Scott, Gonzalo Santibanez, Jr., Kyle McLemore, Joshua Clark, Austin McLemore, and Johnny Bussell.



Name: Karen Scott

Name: Garalnd Saunders

Name: Sharon Mullins
Message: Praying for the family. So sorry for your loss.

Name: Lynn McLemore

Name: Brent Martin
Message: You all are in my thoughts and prayers. Love and hugs!

Name: Tonia Brown
Message: I am going to miss your laugh & beautiful smile & the story you told me every year about the day I was born! You loved me when I didnt even love myself. I love you more than words can ever express! Dance Granny dance! Love your first redheaded grandbaby!

Name: Steph Dollins

Name: Felicia Bussell
Message: To love and be loved is the greatest joy in the world. Thank you Granny for this and many more of your life lessons.

Name: Kandi Mitchell Wiley
Message: My thoughts & prayers are not only with her family, but with all who knew & loved Cookie. She holds a special place in my heart & will be missed.

Name: Steve Driggers
Message: Praying for your family. God Bless.

Name: Cheryl Craig
Message: sending prayers for her family.

Name: Melba Gene McLemore
Message: Prayers, Hugs to all the family. What an awesome woman Cookie was. Sometimes Angels just go home.

Name: sandra White
Message: While it is indeed sad that you are mourning the loss of your dear Merle, it saddens God more. In the days ahead, you will continue to reflect on seemingly small, yet precious memories. However, be comforted in knowing that just as we have memories, almighty God remembers too. The difference is, God has the ability to restore perfect life to those in His memory. Notice how the Bible express the fact in the video: 🖥