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Harold Gene Merritt, Sr.

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Monday, October 2, 1933 - Saturday, October 30, 2021

Mr. Harold Gene Merritt, Sr. of Slocomb passed away Saturday, October 30, 2021 at his home.  He was 88. 

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 1, 2021 at the Slocomb City Cemetery with Rev. Larry Newton officiating and Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb directing.

Mr. Merritt was born October 2, 1933 in Geneva County to the late James Clyde and Rubye Clark Merritt. 

In addition to his parents, his wife of 65 years, Lydianne Segrest Merritt; brothers: Robert James Merritt and Billy Joe Merritt, all preceded him in death. 

Survivors include his children: Segrid Merritt White, and Harold Gene Merritt, Jr. “Rusty”; grandchildren: Magen Merritt Sorrells (Grant), Annamarie Merritt Wagner (Jarrod), and Sara Segrest Purvis (Clint Clardy); great grandchildren: Evan Sorrells, Aytch Sorrells, Easton Wagner, and Holland Grace Wagner; several nieces, nephews, and other extended family and friends.

Funeral Service

Date: Monday, November 1, 2021



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Priscilla Andrews

My deepest sympathies to the Merritt children...Segrid & Rusty and their families.. I am so sorry to hear about your father. I just found out and did not know he had been sick. May you find comfort and peace from our Lord. Blessings

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