Beatrice Merck(1931 - 2012)

Beatrice L. Merck


Mrs. Beatrice Lee Merck, 81, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2012 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Born in Oconee County, a daughter of the late Duffey and Dester Bryant Lee, Mrs. Merck retired from Sangamo Electric and was a member of Galilee Baptist Church.

Surviving are one son, Steven Merck (Elisa) of Easley; three daughters, Wanda Hendricks and Melinda Ward (Cecil), all of Easley and Carol Keller (Carlos) of Ware Shoals; three sisters, Ruth Vickery of Central, Edna Burton of Salem and Gertrude Evett of Greenville; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Merck was predeceased by two brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2012 in the chapel of Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

Visitation will be Wednesday from 12:30 p.m. until 1:45 p.m. at the funeral home, prior to the service.

The family is at the residence, 1408 Pelzer Highway, Easley, SC 29642.

Memorials may be made to Galilee Baptist Church, 129 Galilee Church Road, Easley, SC 29642.

Condolences may be expressed online at or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, which is assisting the family.

Published in The Greenville News on Dec. 11, 2012