Joan Ruth Mertz (maiden name, Freeman)
Born: March 17, 1946 La Junta, CO to Everett and Georgia Freeman Died: January 27, 2021, Amarillo, TX after a brief illness.
Preceded in death by sons: Jeffrey Mertz and Richard Murray. Brothers: Kent Freeman, Keith Freeman, and Kenneth Day Sister: Georgia Fay Freeman Parents: Everett and Georgia Freeman
Surviving family members: Traci Castle, daughter Sisters: Joy Freeman and Jane Trainor Grandchildren: Brent Murray, Ashley Murray, Zachary Mertz, Alexis Mertz, and Gabriella Mertz
Celebration of Life Service to be announced at a later date. She was deeply loved by her family and many friends.