Lucille “Bobbie” Merritt, 89, of Wilmington, left this Earth to be with the Lord early on the morning of Thursday, May 31, 2012.
Bobbie was born in Holly Ridge on November 15, 1922. She was a retired textile worker for Timme Corporation and avid gardener and reader. She also loved doing crafts.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ray Merritt and two of her children, Annie Bailey and Clee Merritt.
Surviving are her children; Gail Merritt of San-Francisco, CA, Marshall Merritt and wife Angie of Roanoke Rapids, Wilbur Merritt and wife Connie of Red Springs, Roy Merritt and wife Rosemary of Wilmington, James Merritt of Burgaw, Steve Merritt and wife Cindy of Leland, and her son-in-law Charles Bailey. As well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She will be dearly missed by all her friends and loved ones.
Funeral service will be conducted 2:30 PM Sunday June 3, 2012 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Seagate cemetery. The family will see friends from 1:30 PM until service time.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation , 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099