Arteen Merritt, age 90, of Bigelow, formley of Greenbrier, was called home to Heaven on Sunday, March 24, 2013.
She was a homemaker.
Arteen was born in Plummerville, Ark., on Sept. 25, 1922, to James and Mary Elen (Britton) Powell.
Arteen was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Cecil, Arthur, Irvin, Johnny and Raymond Powell; four sisters, Ester Byrd, Willie McGinty, Josie McGinty and Nora Risner; husband, A.L. Merritt.
Arteen is survived by one daughter, Jeanette Renfro, and her husband Joe; grandchildren, Kirk and Beth Renfro; and one great-grandson, Jadon Renfro, all of Bigelow; one sister, Vernice Hardy of Greenbrier; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 26, 2013, at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at Roller-Chenal Funeral Home Chapel, 13801 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock, Ark., 501-224-8300.
Burial to follow at Kennerly Cemetery in Roland, Ark.
Family will receive friends after the service at Roland Church of God, located at 29 Beaver Creek Loop, Roland, Ark.
Published in The Log Cabin Democrat from Mar. 25 to Apr. 1, 2013