Myrtle Mert Houston (1920 - 2018)

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Myrtle "Mert" Deree Houston, 97, died July 8, 2018 at Novant Presbyterian Hospital, Charlotte, North Carolina. Funeral Service will be held at Long & Son Mortuary Chapel. Burial will be at Gethsemane Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Thursday, July 12, from 11:30am to 12:00pm.

Mrs. Houston was born December 4, 1920 in Charlotte, NC. She graduated from Second Ward High School. She retired from LaMarick Beauty Shop after 44 years.

Mrs. Houston is survived by her son, Gregory "Rickey" Houston; daughter, Rosalind "Michelle" Houston; one grandson, Antoine B. Alexander; two granddaughters, Keone Stitt and Brittany P. Houston; five great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Special thanks to Carolina Health Care System Healthy at Home.


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2312 Beatties Ford Rd
Charlotte, NC 28216
(704) 394-1111
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Published in Charlotte Observer on July 11, 2018