Barbara Marie Merrell, 70, passed into the loving arms of Jesus in the early hours just after midnight on Thursday, February 7, 2008 at the Brian Center in Brevard.
She was a resident of Spartanburg, S.C. for about 45 years prior to entering the Brian Center last November. She was a native of Carroll County, Ga., born on May 23, 1937, and the daughter of the late Alviner Raymond Folds and Mary Amanda "Minnie" Crews Folds. She was of the Baptist faith and was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church on the Bowdon Road near where she grew up in the Farmers High Community.
She was a homemaker, l...