Merle Lee Bratcher, born Aug. 9, 1936, went home to be with our Lord on July 25, 2013, in Shawnee.

Merle Lee Bratcher, born Aug. 9, 1936, went home to be with our Lord on July 25, 2013, in Shawnee.

Her body was cremated, and a memorial service will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Aydelotte Baptist Church. A private family interment will take place at a later date.