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Edith Parnell Merritt
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Birth: Apr. 12, 1926
Death: Mar. 29, 2004

Edith Merritt

April 12, 1926
March 29, 2004


Edith Catherine Parnell Merritt, 77, of White Hall, died Monday at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

Born April 12, 1926, at Kingsland, she was a daughter of the late William Lewis Parnell and Ida Belle Mitchell Parnell.

She was a homemaker.

She was a member of the Oak Park Free Will Baptist Church and the Oak Park Prayer Chain.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Calvin Parnell and Floy Parnell; two sisters, Corine Seymore and an infant sister; and a great-granddaughter.

Survivors include her husband, James I. Merritt Sr.; five sons, Jimmy Holloway and James I. Merritt Jr., both of Pine Bluff, Richard Merritt and Roger Merritt, both of White Hall, and Stephen Merritt of Sheridan; two daughters, Cathy White of White Hall and Linda F. Burroughs of Pine Bluff; two brothers, Robert Parnell of Tennessee and B.C. Parnell of Fordyce; a sister, Marie Bernard of Vilonia; 25 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Wednesday at Oak Park Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Levan Hubbard officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery by Hale-South Funeral Home. 
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  James Irvin Merritt (1924 - 2010)*
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Memorial Park Cemetery
Pine Bluff
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: JKB
Record added: Aug 23, 2007
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Edith <i>Parnell</i> Merritt
Added by: JKB
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