Merle Nowlin, 87, of Greenville, passed away on Friday, January 13, 2017 in Greenville, Texas. Mr. Nowlin was born to Raymond Thomas and Nettie Lorie (Little) Nowlin on August 15, 1929 in Mt. Vernon. Merle married Ida Weige on June 1, 1958 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ida preceded him in death on September 22, 1981. Mr. Nowlin served in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict, he worked in real estate in Portersville, Cailfornia for several years before moving to Texas and retiring from Golden Key Real Estate in Greenville. Mr. Nowlin also attended Family Fellowship of Greenville.
Those left to celebrate his life are sons, Donald & Wanda Nowlin & Kevin Nowlin; daughters, Robbie & Larry Spradling, and Lori Nowlin; grandchildren, Patrick Nowlin, Kelly Malone, Holly Malone, Mark & Jayann Williamson, Stephen & Amber Williamson, Truett & Janetta Spradling, Amber & Justin Key, Logan & Ryan Kyle, Raylee Nowlin; great-grandchildren, Kaleb Williamson, Keelie Williamson, Kennadi Williamson, Kasey Williamson, Izabel Williamson, Ethann Spradling, Eli Spradling, Jack Kyle, and Westin Key.
Mr. Nowlin was also preceded in death by his parents; his brother, Charles Nowlin; aunt, Elsie Lou France; and uncle, James Little.
Graveside services will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, January 18th at Memoryland Memorial Park with Pastor Steve Johnson officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 17th 6:00-8:00PM at Peters Funeral Home in Greenville, TX.