Mrs. Martha Cannon Merritt, age 78 of Wilmington, NC, passed away Thursday, September 16, 2010, in Castle Hayne.
Born in Horry County, she was a daughter of the late Gurley Cannon and Ruth Todd Cannon. She was also predeceased by ten siblings.
Survivors include her husband, Curtis Leo Merritt, Sr. of Wilmington; a daughter, Flora Padgett and husband Willie of Castle Hayne; a son, Curtis Merritt Jr. and wife Nancy of Rocky Point; a sister Marie Robison of Wilmington; 6 grandchildren; 8 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Graveside services will be held 2 PM Monday, at Oleander Memorial Gardens with Phillip Pope officiating.
Visitation will be 3-5 PM Sunday, at Wilmington Burial and Cremation, and other times at the home of Willie and Flora Padgett.
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Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099