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Merle Stand

November 26, 1947 — August 17, 2019

Merle Ann Stand the daughter of John and Myrtle (Hitcher) Stand was born November 26, 1947 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and departed this life on August 17, 2019 in Fayetteville, Arkansas at the age of 72 years, 8 months and 22 days.

Merle loved the Lord and she loved her family. She enjoyed spending time with friends and family. She loved going to church and was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Stilwell. She touched many lives over the years and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister Elizabeth K. Stand.

She is survived by a loving family which includes her daughter Stacy Michelle Stand and companion Todd Ketcher of Stilwell; her brothers George E. Stand of Laguna Hills, CA, and David Henry Stand of Tahlequah, OK; her sisters Mary Ann Wear of Stilwell, OK, Emma Sue Teehee of Stilwell, OK, and Jonetta Elizabeth Johnson of Stilwell, OK;  6 nephews, 4 nieces and several great nephews and nieces. Many friends and a large church family also survive her.

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Tuesday, August 20, 2019

12:00 - 7:00 pm

Hart Funeral Home Stilwell

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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Ketcher Cemetery

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