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 James O. Merritt

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James O. Merritt

  • Birth 21 Feb 1914 Arkansas, USA
  • Death 5 Jan 2010 Jefferson County, Arkansas, USA
  • Burial Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, USA
  • Plot Forest Lawn, Lot 240
  • Memorial ID 46394053

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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  • Maintained by: HaMer
  • Originally Created by: gailb
  • Added: 6 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 46394053
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for James O. Merritt (21 Feb 1914–5 Jan 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 46394053, citing Graceland Cemetery, Pine Bluff, Jefferson County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by HaMer (contributor 47269270) .