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Ella Mae Merchant

Services for Ella Mae Merchant, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 17, at Macedonia MB Church with burial in HillcrestCemetery. R.E. Tyler Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Monday from noon until 7 p.m. with the familypresent from 6 until 7 at the funeral home.

Mrs. Merchant, 64, died Oct. 11, 2006, at her home. She was bornon April 1, 1942, to Douglas Merchant and Clara SandersMerchant.

She was a former cafeteria worker at Alexander and Mamie Martin.She was a member of Macedonia MB Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her son, Jessie Earl;and her brother, James Merchant.

Survivors are her sons, Robert Merchant and Calvin Merchant,both of Brookhaven; her daughters, Dorothy Cameron, of Katy, Texas,and Felecia Barnes, of Brookhaven; her brother, Robert Merchant, ofJackson; her sisters, Beatrice McCoy, Alberta Smith, Clara Coleman,Jeanette Newton, all

of Brookhaven, and Johnnie Lloyd, of Hazlehurst; eightgrandchildren; and one great-grandchild.