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Condolences to the Family and Friends of Bev Merritt

Sad word of the passing Beverly Merritt, 62

Word has reached us of the sad passing of Beverly Merritt, 62, an Adair County High School graduate of the Knifley area of Adair County, KY on Monday, January 21, 2013, in Memphis, TN. Details will be posted later when received from Grissom-Martin Funeral Home. We at CM remember her catalog of commentary in, her love of animals, and her fight to keep drunk drivers off the roadways. The note below is a reminder of how much she meant to to the people of her home county, especially the members of her beloved Adair County Band. -EW

By Tom Case
Director, Adair County band

On behalf of the Adair County High School Band, I wish to offer our condolences to the family and friends of Bev Merritt with her recent passing.

While I did not know her personally, I do know that throughout the years her continued support of the Adair County Band was greatly appreciated. The stories of her 'Energizer Bunny' moments are legendary as they truly add to the rich history of this band program.

The Adair County High School Band was fortunate enough to receive very nice notes of encouragement from her, even during her time of illness. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all that knew and loved her and we offer our deepest regrets.


Tom Case
Band Director, Adair County High School

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