FORT MILL -- Mrs. Clemece Jeanette Griffin Merritte, 97, died Sunday, Dec. 21, 2008, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. today, Dec. 23, 2008, at Unity Cemetery, with the Rev. Edgar McCall officiating.
Born in Spartanburg, Mrs. Merritte was a daughter of the late Charlie and Lola Burch Griffin. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Merritte was an honorary member of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and a former volunteer at Fort Mill High School Football Concessions.
Surviving are her daughter and son-in-law, Sonja and Wayne K. Helms of Fort Mill; two half brothers, Rob Griffin and Vernon Griffin, both of Gaffney; her half sister, Annie Belle Patty of Gaffney; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Lewis Merritte.
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In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Doby's Bridge Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 1028, Fort Mill, SC 29716; or to a charity of one's choice.
Condolences may be made at www.wolfefuneralhome.com.