Mr. Ronnie Merrell transitioned on Monday, October 30, 2017 in London, Kentucy. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Shalom Temple C.O.G.I.C. in Sandersville, Georgia with interment in the Sandersville City Cemetery. Rev. Larry Young will officiate.
He was born November 22, 1955 to the parentage of the late Edward Merrell, Sr. and Gennell Merrell in Wilkinson County.
He was preceded in death by one daughter Lawanda Monroe, one brother Edward Merrell, Jr. and one sister Annette Merrell, grandparents: Willie & Addie Merrell and Obie & Rosie Thomas, Sr.
Mr. Merrell attended public school in Richmond Heights, Florida and afterward entered the US Army. He was first married to Twana Monroe Merrell and to this union were six kids. He later married Tangela Cuyler on June 7, 2003 and to this union were two children: Asia and Ronnie.
Mr. Merrell leaves to cherish his memories a wife, Tangela Merrell, eight children: Cassandra Monroe of Tennille, Georgia, Shawanda Monroe of Sandersville, Georgia, Shanikka (Fred) Monroe Foster, Ronnie Monroe of Sandersville, Georgia, Ron Monroe of Claxton, Georgia, Asia Merrell of Sandersville, Ronnie Merrell, Jr. of Sandersville, Georgia and Arsenio & Dominique Kelson of Jacksonville, Florida; mother-in-law: Julia Pearl Cuyler of Wrightsville, Georgia; brother-in-law: Micheal Rodgerick Cuyler of East Orange, New Jersey; aunts & uncles: Rosie Newson, Louise Smith, Bernice Williams, Marguerite Etheridge, Barbara Thomas, Florence Thomas, Doris Payne, Roosevelt Thomas, Felicha Thomas, Obie Thomas, Jr. and Nathaniel Thomas; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.