Merle Twaits

Merle Twaits

1937 - 2019

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Obituary of Merle Twaits

Merle D Twaits, passed away peacefully in Tucson, Arizona on April 24th, 2019. Merle was born on October 7th 1937 in England, AR to Ed and Noma Sartin. She married Johnny Twaits of Knoble, AR in Chowchilla, CA in 1957.  Merle worked many years at and retired from the Child Development Center at Davis Monthan AFB.

Merle, was a patient and loving wife and mother. She is survived by her brothers Pete Sartin, Barnie (Butch) Sartin (Linda), Paul (Buddy) Sartin (Shirley) and Kenny Sartin (Sandy); her Sister Wanda Waddles (James); her daughters, Karen Tucker (Sean), Patricia Contreras; her sons, Johnny Jr (Lisa) and Randy (Sharon); her thirteen grandchildren; and her six great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her parents Ed and Noma; husband Johnny; her brothers Hartsell and James and sister Flora.

A celebration of life will take place on Saturday May 4th from 1 to 5 PM.  Please email rattucson@gmail.com or call Johnny (361) 537-0513 or Randy (520) 603-7976 for details and location. Family and friends are welcomed and invited to come and reflect on the life of our mother.