Mr. Henry Brooks Merritt, Jr. age 86 of Nicholls, GA, passed away early Tuesday morning, July 13, 2021, at Vista Park Health and Rehab following an extended illness. Mr. Merritt was born September 14, 1934 to the late Henry Brooks Merritt, Sr. and the late Reba Hutchinson Merritt Davis. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jordan Davis and a brother, James Herman Merritt.
Children: W. B. Merritt and wife Kathy of Douglas, GA
Kathy Jennings and companion Curt Woodard of Omega, GA
Judy Self and companion Vernon Floyd of Douglas, GA
Step-Children: Jimmy Foster and wife Linda of Tampa, FL
Cle Foster and wife Jerri of Brandon, FL
Mary Callie Shipman and husband Frank of Ocala, FL
Brother: Aubrey Joe Merritt and wife Betty Sue of Douglas, GA
Sister: Sue Deems and husband Dinky of Douglas, GA
Sister-in-Law: Laverne Merritt of Waycross, GA
Grandchildren: Scott Merritt and Wife Victoria of Nicholls, GA
Casey Stewart and husband Blake of Douglas, GA
Cortney Merritt and husband Brad of Douglas, GA
Tyler Dubberly of Tifton, GA
Shane and wife Winnie Jennings of Cleveland, TN
Shawn and wife Ansley Jennings of Douglas, GA
14 Great Grandchildren
Several Nieces and Nephews, Cousins and Friends
The memorial service will be Thursday afternoon at 6:00 PM at Chapel of Ricketson Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Campbell officiating.
Ricketson Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.