Merritt Katherine Parris

Published 9:14 pm Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Merritt Katherine Parris passed away Saturday, May 23, 2015. She was born April 13, 2015, in Birmingham.

Merritt is preceded in death by her grandmother, Roberta Trathen Parris; great grandparents, James and Esther Tackett, Louis and Rosa Griffin, Clem and Mildred Parris and Robert and Charlotte Trathen.

She is survived by her parents, Matthew and Julia Parris; grandparents, Edward and Lisa Griffin and Jerry and Sonja Parris; aunts, Elizabeth Griffin and Pam Griffin Arroyo (Marco); uncle, Ed Griffin (Micha); aunt, Christina O’Dell (Scott); Kelley Pearce (John); Frank Tucker (Lori); and numerous nieces, nephews, great aunts and great uncles.

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A memorial service will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 27 at Elkdale Baptist Church with the Rev. Cory Horton officiating and Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing. Memorials can be sent to Red Mountain Grace, P.O. Box 382562,  Birmingham, AL 35238 or The March of Dimes.

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