Missy Merritt

Missy Merritt, Council Member, Place 3

Term: 2 Years


Missy Merritt is a third generation East Texan.  Her family roots run deep in public service.  Missy moved from Longview to Kilgore in 2004.  She fell in love with Kilgore as a child and followed her instincts to make Kilgore her home.  She is a strong supporter of law enforcement and public education.  Missy is a fiscal conservative and possess a pro-business philosophy.   


Following high school, Missy was a student at Kilgore College.  After attending Kilgore College she went on to study Animal Science with Equine emphasis at Stephen F. Austin University, Nacogdoches, TX.

Work Experience

Missy has 25+ years experience in industrial maintenance/contracting, timber management, oil and gas, hospitality, event coordination, and public policy.  

Community Service

 Junior Achievement, Longview Teen Court (Past President), Gladewater Round-up Rodeo, Griffin Ranch Scholarship Trustee, Habitat for Humanity

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    Missy Merritt

    City Council Member, Place 3