Merle Reddoch

Published 12:53 pm Sunday, July 6, 2014

Funeral services were held Monday, June 23, 2014, at Saulters Moore Funeral Chapel in Prentiss for Mrs. Merle Reddoch, age 86, who passed away on June 20 at JDC Extended Care Facility in Prentiss.

Interment followed at the Bassfield Cemetery. Saulters Moore Funeral Home of Prentiss was in charge of all arrangements.

Rev. Charles Loftin and Rev. Jackie Cooke officiated. Pallbearers were Josh Hughes, Jacob Hughes, John Hartfield, Hilton Graves, Troy Bass and Hal Speights.

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A native of Mississippi, Francis Merle Reddoch was born on April 21, 1928. She was the daughter of Joe Bond and Tamma Geiger Bond. Merle worked as an inspector with Pioneer in Columbia, for 31 years before retiring. She was a member of Ebenezer Baptist Church.

Mrs. Reddoch is survived by her son, Howard “Trigger” Reddoch (Margaret) of Bassfield; her two grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Reggie Reddoch, two sisters and one great-grandchild.