Funeral services for Elnora (Dale) Merchant, 86, of Jenks, OK, were held Tuesday, June 25, 2019 at Johnson Funeral Chapel in Sperry, OK. Reverend Andy Anquoe officiated, and burial was in Hillside Cemetery in Skiatook, OK. Casket bearers were Dewayne Merchant, Clint Morgan, Mike Morgan, Dale Merchant, Albert Morgan, Dawson O’Hara.
Elnora was born December 11, 1932 in Sperry, OK to Ora Boone and Eula Francis (Brown) Dale. She passed away June 21, 2019 in Jenks, OK.
Elnora was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a great cook and was known for her homemade French toast and her Crisco fried chicken. Elnora also enjoyed canning, making fresh tomato juice.
She is survived by her husband, Charles H. Merchant; son, Dewayne Merchant and wife, Brenda, of Mounds; daughter, Denona Morgan and husband, Mike, of Glenpool; grandchildren, Tracy Brown of Tulsa, Dale Merchant of Glenpool, Clint Morgan of Mounds, Lindsay Merchant of Sapulpa, Courtney Morgan of Glenpool, and Briana Merchant of Houston, TX; great-grandchild, Kimber Morgan of Mounds; sister, Loretta Landis of Skiatook; and many other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her children, Carol Brown and Roger Merchant; grandchild, Reece Merchant; parents, Ora and Eula Dale; brothers, Charlie Dale, Frank Dale, and Willis Dale; and sisters, Erma Lee Waller and Fern Gale.
Arrangements and services were entrusted to Johnson Funeral Home, Sperry.
Online condolences to the family can be made at johnsonsperry.com.