NORMA JEAN HEINLEN MERRITT, 86, was born Aug. 26,
1928 in Ranger, TX & passed away on July 19, 2015,
with burial in Ranger.
She attended Ranger High School in the Class of 1945.
Norma Jean began her career of teaching at Vickery
Elementary School. She later taught at Walnut Hill
Elementary before retiring from DISD. Norma Jean
will be remembered as a loving wife and devoted
She was preceded in death by her husband Edward H.
Merritt, her parents Carl & Blanche Niver (RHS-1923)
Heinlen, & brother James Heinlen (RHS-1948).
She is survived by her sister-in-law, Etta Heinlen
& niece Holly Heinlen of Phoenix, AZ, also, a nephew,
Hunter Heinlen of Somerville, MA.