Doris Lucille (Feuchtenberger) Merritt

Born: Mon., Mar. 18, 1935
Died: Thu., Jul. 16, 2020

Memorial Service

9:00 AM Tue., Jul. 21, 2020
Location: Hart Funeral Home Chapel

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Mrs. Doris Lucille Feuchtenberger Merritt, age 85, of Blackshear, passed away Thursday morning (7/16/20) at her residence following an extended illness.

Born March 18, 1935 in Baltimore, Maryland, she was a daughter of the late Lewis and Hilda Reinhardt Feuchtenberger. She lived in Maryland until the mid 1970’s when she moved to Pierce County.  She had been a manager and waitress, working at Oak Plaza, Captain Joe’s, and Pizza Hut.  She was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Blackshear.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Julian Lanier Merritt; a granddaughter, Julissa Hall; her sister, Gloria Sewell; and her mother-in-law, Lillian Merritt.

Survivors include her two daughters, Doris Williams of Blackshear and Christine Hall of Dixie Union; 2 grandchildren, Samuel Williams of Blackshear and Kit Hall of Waycross; 3 great grandchildren, Karmin Self, Phoenix Self, and Ernest Self, all of Blackshear; and several other relatives.

A memorial service will take place Tuesday morning (7/21/20) at 9 a.m. in the chapel of Hart Funeral Home with Rev. Richard Golden officiating.

Burial will follow in the Harmony United Methodist Church Cemetery in Tattnall County.

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