Rosemary Taylor Merryfield
Friday
9
September

Visitation

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, September 9, 2022
St. Bartholomew Catholic Church
504 E. Benton St.
Windsor, Missouri, United States
Friday
9
September

Funeral Mass

11:00 am - 11:00 am
Friday, September 9, 2022
St. Bartholomew Catholic Church
504 E. Benton St.
Windsor, Missouri, United States
Friday
9
September

Interment

12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Friday, September 9, 2022
Laurel Oak Cemetery
501 Poplar Dr.
Windsor, Missouri, United States

Obituary of Rosemary Taylor Merryfield

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Rosemary Taylor Merryfield, 101, of Windsor, Missouri, died Saturday afternoon, September 3, 2022, at E. W. Thompson in Sedalia, Mo. She was born November 24, 1920, in Martinsburg, Mo., the daughter of Joseph L. Kersting and Jenny Benz Meyerpeter Kersting. On June 9, 1947, in Borger, Texas, she married Eugene Austin Taylor. They were blessed with three children, Rozanne, James “J.T.”, and Brenda. He preceded her in death on December 19, 1999. On November 22, 2005, she married William “Bill” Merryfield in Windsor, Mo., and he preceded her in death on March 27, 2012. Rosemary was a homemaker and enjoyed taking care of her children. She later took accounting classes and assisted her husband in their business, Taylor Bookkeeping and Tax Service, for a number of years. Rosemary lived a full life and enjoyed simple pleasures like working in her yard, especially pulling weeds. She also enjoyed shopping trips and had an eye for finding special antiques. She was a longtime member of St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in Windsor and was a member of the Altar Society. Survivors include 2 daughters, Rozanne Coble, Sedalia, Mo., and Brenda Merryfield (Jim), Boonville, Mo.; 12 grandchildren, Carla Baldwin (Dallas), Tony Coble (Tami), Julie Horn (Eddie), Ann Martin (John), Nick Coble, Jill Wiese (Gary), David Taylor (Tracy), Jessica Alonso, Jennifer Alonso, Lindsay Reagan (Sam), Lauren Cowherd (Andrew), and Leigh Duewel (Dustin); 25 great-grandchildren, Kelsey Baldwin, David Baldwin, Meaghen Coble, Emily Coble, Molly Coble, Matthew Coble, Anna Coble, Cate Coble, Shelby Horn, Logan Horn, Allison Martin, Max Martin, Lauren Martin, Cooper Wiese, Blake Wiese, Olivia Taylor, Bennett Taylor, Connor Taylor, Logan Reagan, Max Reagan, Emily Cowherd, Luke Cowherd, Ryan Cowherd, Cora Duewel, and Graedin Duewel; a great-great-grandchild on the way, and 3 grandchildren she thought of as her own, Alex Alonso, Bella Alonso and Bonnie Hammond; and numerous nieces and nephews. When she married Bill she also welcomed his children John Merryfield (Hillary) and Ann Mobley (Jeff) and their families into hers. In addition to her husband Eugene and her husband Bill, she was preceded in death by a son, James “J.T.” Taylor; a son-in-law, Max Coble; and 7 brothers and sisters. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m., Friday, September 9, 2022, at St. Bartholomew Catholic Church, with Father Jim Taranto, Celebrant. Burial will be in the Laurel Oak Cemetery, Windsor. The family will receive friends before the service from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the church. The family suggests contributions to the St. Bartholomew Catholic Church in care of the Hadley Funeral Home, Windsor.
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