Funeral services for Merla Rust, 81, of Spencer, will be conducted from 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 11, 2023, at the First Baptist Church, of Spencer. Rev. Curtis Batschelet and Michael Hyde will officiate the service. Visitation with the family will be at the church from 4-6 p.m., Wednesday, at the church, Wednesday. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery in Spencer. Merla passed away Thursday, May 6, 2022, at her home in Spencer. Warner Funeral Home of Spencer is in charge of arrangements.