Remembered for her kind heart

Janice Merrell, age 59, of Eldon, Missouri, departed this life on Saturday, March 9, 2013 at her home in Eldon.

Janice was born October 1, 1953 in Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of Betty Bridges.

Janice was a kind hearted person. She loved listening to birds and enjoyed planting and growing flowers.

Janice is survived by her mother, Betty Hughes of Ellenboro, North Carolina; her best friend Lowell Poss of Eldon, Missouri; several aunts, uncles, cousins; and many friends.

A memorial visitation will be held Wednesday, March 13, 2013 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home in Osage Beach, Missouri.

Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family at

Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Osage Beach, Missouri.