Ms. Freddie Nell Merritt, age 86, of Malone, FL, passed away on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 at her residence while surrounded by her loving family.
Freddie was born July 27, 1935 in Malone, FL to Willie Jewell and Edgar Hollis Smith. She attended Malone Free Will Baptist Church for most of her childhood. Freddie married the love of her life, M D at Eagle Lake First Baptist Church in Eagle Lake, FL. She loved traveling, camping, shopping and designing cloths.
Freddie was preceded in death by her parents, Willie Jewel and Edgar Hollis Smith and two sisters, Marie Mobley and Johnnie Skipper.
She is survived by her loving husband, M D Merritt of Malone, FL; sister, Shirley Pelham and husband John Elwin of Malone, FL; as well as a host of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday, April 1, 2022 at Marianna Chapel Funeral Home with John Pelham officiating. Interment will follow in Howard Grove Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery in Cottonwood, AL, with Marianna Chapel Funeral Home directing.
The family will receive friends for a time of visitation from 1 p.m. until the time of service at Marianna Chapel Funeral Home.