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Dorothy Duncan Morris Merritt
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Obituary for Dorothy Duncan Morris Merritt

Dorothy Duncan Morris Merritt, 90, widow of Marvin Henry Morris and Carl Andrew Merritt, died Monday, June 4, 2018, at her residence.
Mrs. Merritt was born in Andrews on June 8, 1927, a daughter of the late Rev. Henry Hope Duncan, Sr. and Irene Elliott Duncan. She grew up in Andrews and graduated from Andrews High School. Mrs. Merritt was a retired employee of Oneita Knitting Mills and was a former Mary K. Consultant. She was a member of Andrews Pentecostal Holiness Church.
Mrs. Merritt was an accomplished seamstress, loved singing, playing the piano, and working with her flowers. She was also an excellent cook and was famous for her biscuits. Mrs. Merritt was a loving and giving friend and a true and faithful servant of the Lord.
In addition to her husbands and parents, Mrs. Merritt was predeceased by: two step-sons; four brothers, and two sisters.
Surviving are: two daughters, Jewel Cool and Brenda Cooper, both of Andrews; two sons, Dale Morris (Marilyn), and Michael Morris (Patsy), both of Andrews; a sister, Loraine Floyd of Surfside Beach; two brothers, Rev. M. Donald Duncan (Virginia) of Lake City and Burnett R. Duncan (Bertha) of Archdale, NC.; two step-daughters, Rebecca Cox of Columbia and Kathy Goodwin (Paul) of Georgetown; fourteen grandchildren; twenty-eight great grandchildren;; ten great-great grandchildren; and nineteen step-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be five o’clock Friday, June 8, 2018, at Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church. Officiating will be the Rev. Donald Duncan, Rev. Paul Miles, and Rev. Dean Baber. Burial will follow in Andrews Memorial Cemetery.
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The family will receive friends at Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church, Thursday evening, June 7, 2018 from six until eight.
Memorials may be made to: Andrews Pentecostal Holiness Church, 112 N. Magnolia Ave., Andrews, SC 29510 or Grace and Mercy Ministries, 1411 S. Hollywood Dr., Surfside Beach, SC 29575.
The Andrews Chapel of Mayer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church

112 North Magnolia Avenue
Andrews, SC 29510





5:00 PM
Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church

112 North Magnolia Avenue
Andrews, SC 29510

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Andrews Memorial Cemetery

Georgetown Highway
Andrews, SC 29510

Memorial Contribution

Grace and Mercy Ministries

1411 S. Hollywood Dr.
Surfside Beach, SC 29575

Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness Church

112 North Magnolia Avenue
Andrews, SC 29510

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