Jack Merritt

Born: Sun., Mar. 8, 1914
Died: Wed., Nov. 2, 2011

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Jack Merritt, age 97, of Greensboro, GA died Wednesday, November 2, 2011 at Greene Point Health Care & Rehab in Union Point, GA. Mr. Merritt was born March 8, 1914 in Warren County to the late Charlie Merritt and Bessie Raley Merritt, but lived all of his life in Greene County. He worked at Mary Leila Cotton Mill as a fixer and retired in 1979. He enjoyed coon hunting and rabbit hunting with his friends.

He was preceded in death by his wife Annie Kate Merritt; a daughter, Rita M. Chappell; a son Edward E. Merritt; and siblings, Odessa M. Worsham, Della Mae M. Crawford, Edward Merritt and C. G. "Babe" Merritt. He is survived by two daughters, Elaine M. Cantrell and husband Terry of White Plains, GA and Jacqueline M. Smith and husband Richard of Altamonte Springs, FL; a son Bobby Merritt of Greensboro, GA; a sister, Julia Mann of Lithonia, GA; eight grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.

Graveside Services will be held Friday, November 4, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro, GA with Rev. Wayne Usry officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until time for the service Friday at McCommons Funeral Home. The family requests that memorials be made to White Plains Baptist Church, P. O. Box 38, White Plains, GA 30678 or Nathanael Greene Academy, P. O. Box 109, Siloam, GA 30665. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Smith Oliver
   Posted Thu November 03, 2011
My Sincere Sympathy to Jackie and other surviving family. I recall Mr. Jack very well, always greeting everyone with a big smile and enjoying life. He sure had a long life and a great family.

Melanie Finney
   Posted Thu November 03, 2011
Elaine, so sorry to hear of your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family.

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Thu November 03, 2011
Dear Ms. Elaine & Family, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I pray that Gos will be with each of you during the coming days.

Janice Campbell
   Posted Thu November 03, 2011
Elaine and Family,We are saddened to hear about Mr. Jack's death.Elaine and I have spent some wondeful times at you mother and daddy's home with all of ya'll.Jack will certainly be missed.We love you. Janice & Elaine

Linda Brook McLeroy
   Posted Thu November 03, 2011
Elaine, I'm sorry to hear that your dad passed away,but let's be content knowing he's with your mom again...and with my good friends Rita & Little Ed. I have such good memories of them.. God Bless, Linda

Brenda Lindsey
   Posted Thu November 03, 2011
You are in our thoughts and prayers. Brenda Lindsey & Family

Dale Temple
   Posted Thu November 03, 2011
Elaine and family, so sorry for your loss. Your in my prayers.

Robert & Annette Dowdy
   Posted Thu November 03, 2011
We were so sorry to hear of Mr. Jack's death. You were very lucky to have him with you for so long, but it is never easy to lose your parents.

Tom & Linda Yearwood
   Posted Thu November 03, 2011
Elaine and family, we are so sorry to hear about your loss! All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Tom & Linda Yearwood

Bill Crawford
   Posted Fri November 04, 2011
Elaine, my thoughts and prayers for you and your family at this difficult time.

Shirley and Emmett Caldwell
   Posted Fri November 04, 2011
Elaine,Jackie and Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time and in the days and weeks to come.

Teressa Gentry
   Posted Fri November 04, 2011
Elaine and family, So sorry for your loss. You were so blessed to have him so long. May God keep his angels around you to provide strength during this time. Love Tee

William Poole
   Posted Fri November 04, 2011
My condolences to Mr. Jacks family.

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Fri November 04, 2011
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Patricia Cannon Deason
   Posted Sat November 05, 2011
I WANT TO SEND MY CONDOLENCES AND MY SYMPATHIES TO THE FAMILY. IF I CAN BE OF ANY HELP LET ME KNOW.

Kim Gunn
   Posted Sat November 05, 2011
Elaine, I just read about Mr. Jack. I am so sorry for your loss. He is in a better place now. Again I just wanted to let you know I am thinking about you and the family.

Meg Marshall
   Posted Sun November 06, 2011
Elaine, I am sorry about your dad. It has been a long time since I've seen him but I can remember that he was a pleasure to care for. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers.

Barbara Overton
   Posted Mon November 07, 2011
My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God be with you