Alex J. Merriweather

NORTH AUGUSTA, S. C. – Mr. Alex J. Merriweather, 76, of Ridge Road, entered into rest February 14, 2013. Funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Mims Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Limuer Myers officiating. Interment will be in the Mims Family Cemetery.

Mr. Merriweather, a native of Edgefield County was a member of Poplar Spring Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

Survivors include his wife, Willie Jo Mims Merriweather;  a  son, Frederick M. (Demetries) Merriweather, North Augusta, SC; four daughters, Sandra Merriweather, Linda (John) Broadwater, North Augusta, SC, Melissa (Linzie) Johnson, Lynchburg, VA and Jacqueline Griffin (James) Rivers, North Augusta, SC;  a brother, George (Alexine) Merriweather; a sister, Lillian (Randolph) Wade both of Augusta, GA; 12 grandchildren,5 great grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.

Friends may call the residence or after 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.

G. L. Brightharp & Sons Mortuary, 614 West Avenue, North Augusta, SC (803) 279-0026.