Louise McGowan Merritt

February 11, 1920 - April 1, 2013
Louise McGowan Merritt


Louise McGowan Merritt, 93, of Wilmington, NC, passed away Monday, April 1, 2013, at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Louise was born in Duplin County February 11, 1920 the daughter of the late Lemuel Prichard and Kate Lorenzo Guy McGowan and was a member of Winter Park Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by one sister and three brothers , and two daughters Patricia Rountree Bauer, and Margaret C. Pate.

Surviving are four Grandchildren and Many loving Great-Grandchildren.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted 3:00 PM Thursday April 4, 2013 at Oleander Memorials Gardens. The Reverand Harold Manning will officiate the service.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099


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  • April 04, 2013
    Ana says:
    I am so sorry for your loss. The Bible provides comfort during these difficult times. Revelation 21:3,4…states “And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away”. Very soon now, we will never experience losing our loved ones in death. Hope these words give you a new hope.