Ashley  Merrill

Obituary of Ashley Nicole Merrill

In Loving Memory 


Ashley Nicole Merrill 

September 6, 1987-January 5, 2022 

Beloved Daughter, Sister, Niece, and proud Mother 


Ashley N. Merrill, age 34, passed away on Wednesday, January 5, 2022, at Kindred Hospital in Tampa, Ashley was born on September 6, 1987, in Boston, MA. 

Ashley Graduated from Winter Haven High School in 2004. 

Ashley was a devoted mother. Her proudest moments were when she gave life to her 3 sons, Logan Strickland, 13, Cameron Strickland, 11, and Peyton Hunter, 7.  

Their loss is immeasurable, but their lives will continue to be full of love as their mother will always walk beside them. 

For anyone that was blessed to know Ashley, knew that her kindness, smile, and amazing sense of humor could light up a room. She will be deeply missed by all.  

Ashley is survived by her mother Michelle Merrill Franz, her father Darren Franz, her brother Zachary Franz all from Winter Haven. Her ex-husband Adam Hunter, her grandmother Sherryl Martino, her aunts Heather Merrill O’Connor and Nicole Merrill, and her uncle David Merrill, Jr, and many cousins.  

A celebration of Ashley’s life will be planned at a later time.  

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