06/03/07 — EDDIE MERRITT

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Died May 31, 2007

Eddie Lee Merritt, 55, died Thursday at his home in Kenansville.

Funeral will be held from Byrd's Chapel Baptist Church, Rose Hill, on Sunday at 3 p.m. The Rev. James Faison will be officiating. Burial will follow at the Merritt Family Cemetery, Magnolia.

His survivors include two daughters and a son-in-law, Veronica Mims of Smithfield and Laticia and Marquis Woodland, all of Kansas City, Mo.; his mother, Ruth M. Carr of Kenansville; special daughter, Lashakema Small; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Elvis Tyrone Carr of Clinton, and Michael and Tammy Carr of Kenansville; one sister, Evelyn Newkirk of Kenansville; three grandchildren; three aunts; three uncles; a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends.

A visitation of family and friends was held on Saturday from 6 to 7 p.m. at Rose Hill Funeral Home, 472 Wells Town Road, Rose Hill.


Published in Obituaries on June 3, 2007 10:53 AM