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Gwendolyn V. Merritt

March 23, 1923 - January 19, 2019

  • Burial Location

By family request there is no visitation or funeral services.


Lisa Bibbs from Chicago , IL

"Sending my thoughts and Prayers to the Family in their time of bereavement."

Rhonda Smith from Maywood , IL

"To: the Hudson Family, earth has no sorrow that heaven can not heal. I’m praying for the family in this time of grief. Auntie Gwen will truly be missed."

Cent Burgin from Lynwood , IL

"Gwen you are truly missed,I miss our talks you,had me laughing,you brighten up my day, I appreciated the friendship you showed towards me,I am blessed with so many amazing stories, God wanted you home, Rest In Peace, Gone but not forgotten ❤️"

Victoria Perry from Chicago , IL

"RIP to my great-aunt Gwen! You truly left your mark on this world and lived life on your terms. Rest well. Love you"

Richelle Hudson from Sacramento, CA

"Sending peace, love and comfort in this difficult time. May the most high wipe away your tears and fill your heart and mind with loving memories. We love you! Keilynn, RyAnne and Richelle."

Tiffani N Hudson from Chicago , IL

"Love You Grandma!!"

Catrina Smith from Chicago, IL

"Grandma Gwen is now at peace. She will truely be missed. I will remember her love and honesty most of all. She always told the truth about an individual or situation. This same honesty made me confident as an adult and encouraged me to go after what I wanted in life. I am grateful to her for that."

Sandra Smallie-Tunstell from Maywood , IL

"So sorry for your loss. She was always nice to me. Praying for your family."

Michelle Jones from Chicago , IL

"RIP Auntie Gwen"

Aline Williams from Phoenix , IL

"Auntie Gwen, It is with great joy and laughter that I feel when remembering you today and always. The kindness you showed me as a child will never be forgotten. Rest peacefully my dear... Lovingly, Aline"

Gisara Hudson-Williams from Chicago, IL

"Love you"

Lynn & Teddi Gordon from Chicago, IL

"Sending the family prayers of comfort & love. Mrs. Merritt lived life on her own terms. You will miss her, however, she is always with you."

Baynon k Berry from Cedar rapids, IA

"I will always remember"

Gina Hudson from St. Charles, IL

"Mommy I was once connected to you in the womb where you gave me air, warmth, food, shelter and protection then you set me free into the world. My love for you is endless and I am happy you found peace."

Jamie Bennett from Chicago , IL

"Remembering Mrs. Merritt in such a special way. She was truly loved by the R.E. Byrd Community Academy Family. Her dedication to the children and school was beyond measure. Many thanks to Gisara for sharing your mom with us. God blessed her with 96 years of a precious vibrant memorable life. Sincere condolences to the entire family."

Andrea Love from Matteson, IL

"Rest well, Auntie Gwen! Sending love and hugs to the family, and keeping you all in my prayers."

Kenya Dockery from CHICAGO, IL

"I'm really going to miss you momma Gwen. You were the sweetest person ever. You pushed me to go forth with my business and i will continue to make you proud. Rest well momma. Until we meet again. Your "boo" Kenya"

Johnny v spencer from Salt lake city, UT

"Life is a blessing and i was not only blessed to have such a witty funny loving and caring great Aunty but my God blessed the world to share in my blessing. My life will never be the same without you im just glad and thankful that ill see you again . I love you so much and thank you for loving me."

Snoop from Chicago, IL

"Sending my condolences to u and your family G your mother was a very sweet woman the short time I knew her and few times I've seen her she was always very nice to me and a big flirt Lol I've been down this road loosing a mother and it's never a good thing but we find ways to push through u will b blessed 10xs fold for the time love and attention u gave her in her last days it's going to b hard but keep your head my friend I'm always here I love u"

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