- John Newton Merritt — 69, died Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at home in Irondale. A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Village Chapel, in Irondale. Visitation will be held in the chapel following the service. A sacred harp singing will precede the service at 1. Abanks Mortuary and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
Sunday, March 9, 2014