In Loving Memory

Amy E. Merrill, d. May 27, 2014



In Loving Memory

July 19, 1971 – May 27, 2014



Amy Evelyn Merrill, age 42, born in Arlington, TX, was a resident of Daphne, Alabama passed away unexpectedly at Thomas Hospital on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. She graduated college from Texas State at San Marcos in 1994 with a degree in Interior Design. Amy will be remembered by her family and friends as a kind, loving person with a generous, giving heart.

She is preceded in death by her father, “Dan” Byron Daniel Merrill.

She is survived by her daughter, Erin Evelyn Haught; son, Daniel Wiles Haught; mother, Patricia (Brown) Merrill; sister, Dana Merrill and other family members and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00pm, Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the United Methodist Church of Dozier. Pastor Charles Myers will be officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Methodist Church of Dozier, 7717 South Main St, Dozier, AL 36028 or to the Epilepsy Foundation,

Expressions of condolence may be offered at Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home and Crematory, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL 36526.



  1. Ed & Bertha Tollefson

    Pat, Erin, Daniel and Dana our thoughts and prayers are with you in this very difficult time. We offer you our heartfelt condolences.

  2. Ed & Bertha Tollefson

    Pat, Erin, Daniel and Dana we offer our heartfelt condolences at this time of grief. You are in our thoughts and prayers!

  3. Jerry and Georgia Buah

    We are so sorry about Amy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  4. Barbara and David

    Dear Pat, Erin, Daniel & Dana,
    Our heartfelt love and prayers are being sent to each of you as you are left to endure this huge untimely loss. We know how much each of you loved Amy as your daughter, mother and sister. May the wonderful memories you have of her always be a source of comfort to you now and in the coming years.
    Please know that you are in our hearts, in our thoughts and in our prayers. Even though long distance separates us, we are feeling your pain as if we were with you.
    Barbara & David Frohlich

  5. Nancy Vancas

    Amy will be sorely missed. She was a lovely woman who loved her children. She was a darn good cook too. Whenever I visited with her mother, she always had something delicious to serve. Amy was a good FaceBook friend to me also as the travel distance between us was great. I will never forget visiting when her kids were a lot smaller and tucking those little angels in bed with good night stories. I know they will continue in their lives to make their mother proud of the children she raised. You will be very missed, Amy.

  6. Walter Jack Brown Jr

    Words are not easy to find any time a parent loses a child.Children are just supposed to out live their parents.So sorry for the loss of loved one to all of Amy’s family,may she rest in peace.

  7. Ed & Bertha Tollefson

    Pat, Erin, Daniel and Dana we offer our heartfelt condolences to you during this very difficult time, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Ed & Bertha Tollefson, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

  8. sally alexander Presnell

    Pat, I am so sorry about the loss of your beautiful daughter. I will keep you and the family in my prayers.

    Love to all,


  9. Judy Alexander Gilchrist

    I am so sorry for you loss. Stay close to each other to get through this time of grief.
    Judy Gilchrist

  10. Kate O'Callaghan

    My Heartfelt condolences to an amazing Mom, a rock solid big sister and two adored children Pat,Dana,Erin and Danny my heart, thoughts and love go out to you at this difficult time. I wish you strength for the coming days weeks and months. Lots of Love Kate O’C

  11. Linda Lowman Johnson

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Please know that we love you all very much.
    Rest in peace Amy!

  12. Linda Alexander Rosso

    Patricia, I am so sorry about your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. Give my love to Amy’s children and her sister.

  13. Michaelyn&Jack Zorn

    Dearest Pat,Erin,Danny,Dana,Diane,
    Please know that we love you and feel your
    loss so tenderly. I think none of us have
    reconciled our sweet Dan’s death. This
    is really hard for all of you…I know you
    feel that you just can’t handle this, but I
    pray you will call on God to help you. You
    all have our prayers. Time and God will
    help you. May He bless you and bring
    peace into your heart.
    We love you dearly,
    Michaelyn and Jack

  14. Jim Hamilton...Chicago

    Mrs Merrill, Joe told me what happened and I was extremely saddened. Eventhough I haven’t spoken to Amy in many years, I still thought about her often. She will always have a special place in my heart!!


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