Originally created 02/17/99

Mr. William Merritt

UNION POINT, Ga. -- Mr. William "Billy" E. Merritt, 74, of 1561 Rhodes St., died Monday, Feb. 15, 1999, at Boswell Parker Nursing Center.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. today at Callaway Funeral Home with the Revs. Dave Sandridge and Jim Olds officiating. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery with Masonic Rites.

Mr. Merritt, a native of Greene County, had retired as a railroad employee from Southern Railroad. He was a member of Knights York Cross of Arms, San Marino Lodge, Greensboro, Royal Arch, Grand Council of Georgia, Godfrey De Bouillon Commandery, Yaarab Temple and Scottish Rites. He was a member of First Baptist Church, Greensboro, where he taught the men's adult Sunday school class.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Merritt.

Pallbearers will be members of the San Marino Lodge.