Originally created 07/23/98

Mrs. Eleanor Mertins



Mrs. Eleanor Binn Mertins, 84, of 607 Aumond Road, died Wednesday, July 22, 1998, at Blair House Nursing Home.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Westover Memorial Park with the Revs. Charles W. Koons and Paul Volpitto officiating.

Mrs. Mertins, a native of Washington, Ga., was a retired executive vice president of Cullum's Inc. and president of Mertins Fur Company. She was a charter member of Iris Garden Club, past member of Augusta Country Club and a former board trustee of Augusta College.

Survivors include her son, Frederick G. Mertins III, Augusta.

Pallbearers will be Christopher M. Johnson, Carroll D. Binns Jr., C.W. Tinley Jr., William B. Kuhlke Jr., Ben L. Weathers and Louis E. Mertins Jr.

Memorials may be made to the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 825 Greene St., Augusta, GA 30901.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue.