Jerry Merritt

Jerry Merritt

Jerry Donald Merritt, 77, of Maysville, passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville.

He was born April 10, 1942, in Marietta, Georgia, a son of the late Wade and Lottie Amanda Brown Merritt.

Jerry proudly served his country in the United States Army and enjoyed working, listening to bluegrass music and spending time with his family.

Jerry is survived by his wife of 49 years, Faye Brown Merritt; one son, Johnnie Allen Merritt of Maysville; one daughter, Ellen Randoplh Becker of Grand Rapids, Michigan; one brother, Tommy Merritt of Jasper, Georgia; one sister, Margaret Keheley of Marietta, Georgia; five grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. He also leaves many other family members and friends who will sadly miss him.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, David Merritt and Danny Merritt; and two sisters, Stella Merritt Lawhon and Linda Merritt.

At the family’s request there will be no visitation or service.

Tollesboro Funeral Home and Cremation Services is caring for all arrangements.

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