Merle Dean Beth, age 77, died Friday, January 26, 2007 at Western Baptist Hospital in Paducah, Kentucky.
Merle retired from Calvert Lumber Company as Yard Foreman in 1991. He was also a farmer and was a member of the Calvert City Church of Christ.
Survivors include his wife, Nelda Fisher Beth, Gilbertsville, Kentucky; son, Howard Beth, Calvert City, Kentucky; son, Larry Beth, Kingsport, Tennessee; brother, Ellis Beth, Fort Scott; brother, Albert Beth, Nashville, Tennessee; sister, Carol Smith, Gilbertsville, Kentucky; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, father, Clifton E. Beth and mother, Edna White Beth.
Services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 28, 2007 at the Calvert City Church of Christ with Lance Corle and Craig Evans officiating.
Burial will be in Marshall County Memorial Gardens in Benton, Kentucky. Memorial contributions suggested to West Kentucky Youth Camp, 301 Youth Camp Road, Marion, Ky. 42064.