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James O. Merritt
Birth: Feb. 21, 1914
Arkansas, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 2010
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA

James O Merritt, 95, of Pine Bluff, died January 5, 2010, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

He was born February 21, 1914, in Gum Springs, Arkansas, a son of the late Milton Merritt and Ora Owen. He received his education in Searcy, Ar., where he attended Searcy High School. He served in the United States Army and World War II before moving to Pine Bluff in 1946.

Mr. Merritt went to work for The Kroger Co. and remained employed there until retiring in 1974 as the store manager.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Eugenia Merritt, and two brothers, John Merritt of Searcy and Milton Merritt of Conway.

He was a member of Hawley Memorial United Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held in the Chapel of Ralph Robinson & Son. 
 
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 Parents:
  Milton Henry Merritt (1883 - 1922)
  Ora Lee Owen-Merritt West (1882 - 1979)
 
 Spouse:
  Eugenia Louise Watkins Merritt (1915 - 1968)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Lewis Merritt (1912 - 1976)*
  James O. Merritt (1914 - 2010)
  Milton H Merritt (1919 - 1983)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Graceland Cemetery
Pine Bluff
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA
Plot: Forest Lawn, Lot 240
 
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Originally Created by: gailb
Record added: Jan 06, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46394053
James O. Merritt
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- Angel of Flowers
 Added: Apr. 22, 2015
Thank you for your service.
- Steve
 Added: Mar. 29, 2015
Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.
- CHS
 Added: Mar. 16, 2015
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