E. Charleen Merritt, Obituary,
Northern Wyoming Daily News,
died May 8, 2003 in
She was born April
3, 1930 in Basin to Bethel E. and Lucien (Jinx) Burgess. She attended schools in Basin and Ten Sleep,
Charleen married Leonard Merritt in 1958 in Basin. She had a 35-year career with Bell System. She retired in January of 1984.
and Leonard moved to Ten Sleep in 1984 and would spend their winters in
Char is survived by her husband, Leonard; two daughters, Toni Hicks and Diana Chestnut; four grandchildren, Hilary Hicks, Justin Chestnut, Jessica Chestnut and Chris Anderson/ and one great-granddaughter, Lydia Rose Anderson.
A memorial fund has
been established at the Security State Bank,
Atwood Family Funeral Directors, Inc. are in charge of arrangements.