Caylee Michelle Merritt, 15, of Hazlehurst, passed away Oct. 7.
Caylee was born Feb.y 6, 2008, in Eastman. She was a student at Dodge County High School and loved attending church.
Survivors include her parents, Natalie Merritt, and Brent (Shannon) Merritt; brother, Caleb Merritt; maternal grandparents, the Rev. Ricky and Lisa Gilmore; paternal grandparents, the Rev. Alvin and Tammy Merritt; maternal great-grandmother, Judy Brown; paternal great-grandmother, Annie Merritt;uncles and aunts, Brandon and Heather Merritt, Jeremiah Allison, Rusty and Ashtein Peacock, John Carver; great-uncle, Wesley Merritt; several cousins; and her fur baby, Tildy.
Services were held Oct. 13 at Hazlehurst Church of God with the Rev. Ashley Tyree and the Rev. Stan Taylor officiating. Interment followed in Riverside Cemetery in Lumber City.
Active pallbearers were Preston Bohannon, Jessie Martinez, Justin Sanders, Bradley Wooten, Scott Nunn, and Danielle Williams.
Music was rendered by Kelly Efstathiou.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shop with A Cop c/o Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office Chaplain.
Swain Funeral Home was in charge.