Alice Louise (Scott) Merrill, 93, of Battle Creek died Sunday, November 3, 2019. Alice was born July 3, 1926 in Battle Creek the daughter of Wesley B. and Irma A. (Watson) Scott. She was a 1944 graduate of Galesburg High School and then earned an Executive Secretarial Degree from Argubright Business College. Alice was employed as a secretary 1947-1960 in the Dining Car Department for Grand Trunk Western Railroad. On January 25, 1951, Alice L. Scott was united in marriage to Donald L. Merrill in Galesburg, Michigan. Alice was preceded in death by her husband, Donald, at the age of 78, on June 8, 2007. Together they owned and operated Merrill Heating & Cooling in Kalamazoo during the 1970's & 1980's. Military honors for Donald and a service to celebrate Don and Alice's lives will be held 2:30 p.m. Friday, November 8, 2019, at Fort Custer National Cemetery. Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.