Polly G. Merryman, age 80, of Hartsville, passed away Sunday evening, June 28, 2020 at Trousdale Medical Center.

She was preceded in death by: parents, Sidney Larkin & Staley D. Swaffer; infant son, Jessie William Holder; brothers, Billy, Bobby & Joe Swaffer; sisters, Betty Rogers & Joyce Beasley.

Survivors are: husband, Jimmy Dale Merryman of Hartsville; daughter, Tammy (Sam) Gregory of Hartsville; two stepdaughters, Penny (Donald) Benson of Spring Hope, NC, Jennifer (Chris) Cartwright of Hartsville; nine grandchildren, Chris & Roy Gregory, Landon & Charlotte Benson, Rudy Rivera Jr., Ezekiel & Valerie Rivera, Amber Street and Anthony Spears; eight great-grandchildren, Kalie Spears, Jaxon Street, Aubrey & Brantley Gregory, Isla, Xavier & Oliver Rivera and Milo Marquez.

Funeral services were held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 1, officiated by Bro. Randy Swaffer.

Pallbearers were: Tyler Street, Anthony Spears, Roy Gregory, Dave Gregory, Mark Swaffer, Jason Draper, Ricky Calhoun, Kenny Gregory and Brandon Swaffer.

Interment was in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Anthony Funeral Home, 337 McMurry Blvd. E, Hartsville, TN 37074, 615-374-2280, anthony

fhhartsville.com, was in charge of arrangements.

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