Doris Merrill, 77, of Chicago, Illinois, passed Monday, December 11, 2017. She was born to Harold Sams, and Lisa Sams, October 17, 1940 in Chicago, Illinois. Doris graduated from Roosevelt High School in 1958 and received a degree from Howard University in 1965. She married Joe Merrill in 1968, and they lived together in Chicago.
Doris is survived by 3 children: Vincent Merrill (Marcia Merrill), Valeria Kirby (Edward Kirby), and Tahia Merrill. She also is survived by 5 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren
Doris was the most kind, loving, caring mother any of us could ask for. Doris was loved and cherished by many and although this is a hard pill to swallow, we know she is not suffering in the Lord's arms.