Marjorie Merritt

Published 12:00 am Saturday, July 31, 2010

NATCHEZ — Services for Marjorie Merritt, 71, of Natchez, who died Thursday, July 29, 2010, at Natchez Community Hospital, will be at 3 p.m. today at Laird Funeral Home Chapel.

Burial will follow at Midway Cemetery under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until service time today at the funeral home.

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Ms. Merritt was born Dec. 27, 1938, in Franklin County, the daughter of Nathaniel Merritt and Martha Jane Arnold Merritt.

She was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters, Kmiel Stroud, Novle Cook, Dona Mae Lee and Mary Jane Stammreich; and two brothers, Finton Merritt and Roy C. Merritt.

Survivors include one sister, Martha Dell Fowler of Denham Springs, La., and a number of nieces and nephews.

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