Merry Jean Osborne - 58

11/21/1959 - 12/13/2017

Rockford, Illinois

Merry Jean Osborne, 58, of Rockford, passed away peacefully Wednesday, December 13, 2017 in Swedish American Hospital, surrounded by her loved ones. Merry was born November 21, 1959 in Rockford, the daughter of Edward Cline and Gladys Jean Osborne of Monroe Center, IL. Merry loved animals, especially her faithful friend, Chewy. She loved the outdoors and when in better health, she enjoyed fishing. Most of all, Merry loved her four boys. They were her life. Merry is survived by her beloved sons, George, Edward, Bobby, and Michael; 10 grandchildren; brothers, Melvin (Vickie) Osborne of Florida, Bud Osborne of Alabama, Roger (Rhonda) Osborne of Rockford, Steve Osborne of Florida; sisters, Nancy (Ronnie) Miller of Lindenwood, IL and Debbie Johnson of Ashton, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents.

In lieu of public services, the family will hold a private memorial at a later date.

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