Joan Ruth Freeman Mertz, passed away January 27, 2021, Amarillo, TX after a brief illness. She was born March 17, 1946, in La Junta, CO to Everett and Georgia Freeman.
She was preceded in death by her sons, Jeffrey Mertz and Richard Murray and her brothers Kent Freeman, Keith Freeman, and Kenneth Day, a sister Georgia Fay Freeman, and her parents, Everett and Georgia Freeman.
She is survived by family members, her daughter, Traci Castle, her 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.