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 Rufus Gray Merritt

Rufus Gray Merritt

Birth
Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Death 11 May 1928 (aged 35)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Section: 3 Lot: 38 Grave: 4
Memorial ID 101025289 · View Source
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Funeral services for Rufus Gray Merritt, 234, whose death occurred yesterday in New York City, will be held tomorrow afternoon at 4:30 o'clock from the residence of his sister, Mrs. Hill Hunter, 900 Carolina street. The services will be conducted by his pastor, Rev. G. A. Stramper, of Centenary Methodist church, assisted by Rev. Chas. F. Myers. Interment will be in Green Hill cemetery.

Mr. Merritt was the son of the late John W. Merritt and Mrs. Mary Bynum Merritt and was born in city on Jan 29, 1894. He was graduated from the Greensboro high school and later from the University of North Carolina.

For a few years he was connected with the North Carolina Public Service company and later with the Hunter Commission Co., going to New York City, when that company removed its business offices to that city.

Mr. Merritt became ill only a few days ago, members of the family being hurriedly summoned to New York. Surviving are his mother, Mrs. Mary Bynum Merritt; his sister, Mrs. Hill Hunter, both of Greensboro, and one brother, Bynum Merritt, of New York City, all of whom were with him during his last illness. The body will arrive here tomorrow from New York and will be taken to the home of Mrs. Hunter on Carolina Street.

Printed in the Greensboro Record, Friday, May 11, 1928


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  • Created by: Brad
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101025289
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rufus Gray Merritt (26 Jan 1893–11 May 1928), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101025289, citing Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Brad (contributor 47437321) .