AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Merle L. Danforth, 84, of North Augusta, S.C. entered into rest Saturday, April 27, 2002. Mrs. Danforth was preceded in death by her twin sister, Maude Christian; sister, Marion Cotton; and her brother, Russell Lomax Leonard. Family members include her son, Timothy W. Danforth; two grandsons, Todd Danforth and Jeff Danforth; brother, Lawrence Leonard. Mrs. Danforths family said, "She was loyal and devoted to her family and friends. We will miss her." A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 4, 2002, at 3p.m. at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses, 4063 Aiken Augusta Hwy, Clearwater, with Mr. J. Barry Christian officiating. Friends may call at the residence of her nephew, John Christian, 906 Orange Street, North Augusta S.C. Poteet Funeral Home, 529 Greene Street.
The Augusta Chronicle May 4, 2002