April 22, 1936 ~ July 10, 2022
Martha Merriwether, age 86 of Carthage and formerly of Rhode Island passed away at her home on Sunday, July 10, 2022.
Born in Manhattan, NY she was a daughter of the late Reginald Breach and Beverly Sears Breach and was a granddaughter of Lucy Sears who raised her in Carthage.
Martha lived in Rhode Island for 52 years and was a procurement officer with the US Navy for 62 years. She moved to Carthage just this year to live with her daughter Nancy.
She was preceded in death by her daughter Susan Merriwether and a granddaughter Jennifer Branch.
She is survived by her daughters Glenda Merriwether, Judy Merriwether, and Nancy Merriwether; her granddaughters, Cheryl Person (Louis), Jody Peeler, Jessica Branch (Israel) and grandson David Biggerstaff (Gwen); her great grandchildren, Xavier Person, Isaac Branch, Isaiah Branch, Kayle Peeler, Josslyn Branch, Jordan Person, Rachel Branch, Ezra, Natzu Biggerstaff; and two great-great grandchildren, Louis and Casey Person.
A memorial service will be held at Bethlehem Baptist Church at a later date.
Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Merriwether family.
Condolences may be made at PinesFunerals..com.