Lucille Kimbrell Merritt, 88, wife of the late Lloyd A. "Buddy" Merritt, died Sunday, September 6, 2020 at McCall Hospice House.
Born in Greenville, SC, she was the daughter of the late Nallie and Geneva Pace Kimbrell.
Mrs. Merritt was a member of Laurel Baptist Church. She graduated from high school in Mullins and later graduated from Draughons Business College. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and doing crossword puzzles.
She is survived by daughter Rene Johnson and her husband Robert; brother Ray Kimbrell; sister Viola Horton; grandson Kevin Johnson; and granddaughter Kimberly McCuen.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Vera Austin.
Mrs. Merritt will lie in state on Monday, September 21, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. for friends to pay their respects. A public funeral service will be held on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at 11:30 a.m. at Thomas McAfee Funeral Home, Downtown. Seating will be limited with social distancing guidelines being observed. Private burial will follow in M.J. "Dolly" Cooper Veterans Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the American Legion, 430 N. Main St., Greenville, SC 29601.
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