Mary Ann Mertell

Valley Hills Funeral Home

Mary Ann Mertell passed away from complications of a stroke on Nov. 1, 2019 at the age of 86. She was born on Feb. 27, 1933 to Jerold and Wanda Thompson in Los Angeles, CA.

She married Troy Mertell on April 30, 1953 and together they raised their son John in Vista, CA. As one of Jehovah’s Witnesses Mary Ann was a dedicated minister and devoted much of her time to teaching God’s Word.

She is survived by her husband Troy, son John and daughter-in-law Deborah. Also four grandchildren, Lucas, Cathy, Casey and Cody. Also great-grandchildren and many dear friends.

Mary Ann was the center of our family and she will be dearly missed yet sweet memories of her will always be close.

A memorial in her honor will be held on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2 pm, Toppenish Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

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