Mr. Gerald Ray Merritt, 69, died Sunday, January 17, due to complications from COVID-19 pneumonia at the Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tennessee. Funeral services were Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Burial followed in Cate Cemetery in Martin.
Mr. Merritt is survived by his wife, Glenda Overcast Merritt of Martin. He was retired from the Tennessee National Guard.
Murphy Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.