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John Merrill

1302 South Vine
Tyler, TX 75701-2822

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Serving Tyler, Texas and the surrounding areas, the John Merrill State Farm team is proud to assist individuals with insurance coverage and other financial services. I have been a State Farm Agent since 2000 and have loved the opportunity to help families and individuals protect what matters most to them.

We are here to help you with your Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Renter’s Insurance, Life Insurance, Business Insurance, and Financial Services, with a focus on resident relocations to the Smith County area. Both of our office locations reside in the Tyler area.

I have been married for 28 years to my wife Joyce and we have two wonderful children, Marissa, and Lukas. I am a graduate of Texas A&M University – Kingsville. We are a family of highly skilled individuals working together to fulfill a community responsibility of giving outstanding service and fulfilling our moral obligation of protecting what’s important to customer’s so they can focus on accomplishing their life goals.

Call today or stop by either of my office locations and see how we can help with all your insurance and financial service needs!

Insurance Products Offered

Auto, Homeowners, Condo, Renters, Personal Articles, Business, Life, Health, Pet

Other Products

Banking, Home Loans, Mutual Funds, Annuities

Office Hours

Mon-Fri 9:00am to 5:00pm

Sat & After Hours by Appt.

1302 South Vine
Tyler, TX 75701-2822
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We help people manage the risks of everyday life and help them prepare plans for the future.  We service the entire great State of Texas with State Farm customers located in East Texas.

Auto Insurance, Life Insurance, Home Insurance, Renters Insurance, Business Insurance, and Financial services are just some of the ways we help protect and help our customers

If you are browsing my website, you are about to be introduced to the most awesome team members in all of Texas. We take pride in serving and hope you enjoy getting to know us a bit more.

Eloisa Soriano

Office Manager

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I have worked with John for 20 years and I absolutely love helping our family of customers with everything insurance, especially life insurance.  I love spending time with my family in San Antonio and with my 4 grown children and all 12 grandchildren here in East Texas.  I am Blessed!


Prisma Santillan

Multiple Line Representative

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Hi I’m Prisma and once my dreams of becoming an astronaut were crushed I ended up here.  I love working with all the customers and being available to serve in my community.  I am married with two children and a large, red Chow.


Alicia Delacruz

Office Manager

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My name is Alicia.  I have been in the industry for over 10 years and working with John for around 7.  It is a real pleasure working with all of our State Farm customers each day.  My family inspires me to do all I can to be the greatest I can be, at home and at the office.


Tiffany Vela

Multiple Line Representative

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Hello my name is Tiffany.  I am married and the proud mother of 5 cats.  I’ve never met a stranger and I am glad I am here to help serve all your Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, and Life Insurance needs.


Saray Ramirez

Office Assistant

Hi my name is Saray!  I have been working with John for a little over three years and I have enjoyed every bit of it.  If you call the office there is a 99% chance you have or will talk with me.  I was born and raised in Tyler.  I enjoy spending time with my family and friends.


Kimberly Alvarado

Auto/Home Insurance Representative

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My name is Kim.  I am a native Tylerite and a new mom to my son, Izael.  I enjoy traveling and my favorite trips have been beach vacations in Florida, horseback riding in the jungles of Costa Rica, wine tasting in Italy and wearing my mouse ears at Disneyland.  My favorite part of my job is getting to know new people.

Lizbeth Anchondo

Multiple Line Representative

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Hola my name is Lizbeth.  I just started working with John in April.  I love helping people and I am really looking forward to growing in this industry and helping serve all our customer  Give me a call for all your Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, and Life Insurance needs..

Anel Aguilar

Multiple Line Representative

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Hello All, I'm Anel and I'm still getting adjusted to the Texas weather! I recently moved here from Arkansas - Sewey!!! I'm new to the Insurance Industry but not new to helping solve problems and providing outstanding customer service. I can't wait to meet you and help you with your next need. Be safe!

David Lewis

Life and Health Representative

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Yo Tyler! I am so happy to have been blessed to join the State Farm Team and specifically the John Merrill State Farm Agency. If you love someone and want to make sure that your loved ones will be prepared should something happen to you prematurely, please reach out to me. It is absolutely my honor to help families put a plan in place to protect their loved ones and make sure the dreams and wishes can continue even if something unexpected occurs.

Eloisa Soriano State Farm Agent Team Member

Eloisa Soriano

Office Manager

Alicia DelaCruz State Farm Agent Team Member

Alicia DelaCruz

Account Manager


Victoria Lozano

Property & Casualty Representative

Kim Alvarado State Farm Agent Team Member

Kim Alvarado

Account Manager


Abby Solis

Account Manager


Johanna Martinez

Account Associate


Stephanie Macy

Office Associate


Leslie Sanchez

Marketing Associate


Skylar Williams

Account Representative

Available Positions

Please Note: This opportunity is about potential employment with an independent contractor agent who solicits applications for State Farm products and services, and does NOT result in employment with any of the State Farm Insurance Companies. The employment selection decision , terms and conditions of employment (such as compensation and benefits) are all determined solely by the independent contractor agent.