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Obituary for Mrs. Ivory Merritt Orr

January 8, 1929 - June 7, 2019
Easley, South Carolina | Age 90

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Ivory Merritt Orr
Easley, SC

Mrs. Ivory Merritt Orr, 90, wife of the late Lewis Edward Orr, went to be with her Lord and Savior Friday, June 7, 2019.

Born in Powdersville, she was a daughter of the late John Clinton and Sarah Lou "Sallie" Trotter Merritt. Mrs. Orr retired from Sears and was a member of Cross Roads Baptist Church. She enjoyed volunteering at Baptist Easley Hospital, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandson.

Surviving are two daughters, Margaret Bloxdorf of Easley, and Kathryn Fedele (Ray) of Anderson; three sisters, Ruth Jeffeaux of Greenville, Lou Ellen Pruitt (Joe) of Easley, and Annette Freeman of Greenville; two granddaughters, Hollie Bloxdorf Heming (Jason) of Chapin, and Emily Bloxdorf of Central; one grandson, Eric Fedele of Pendleton; one great-grandson, Will Heming; and a special niece, Jean Ambrose.

In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Orr is predeceased by one brother, Robert C. Merritt; two sisters, Sarah Lewellyn, and Joyce Merritt Williams; and one brother-in-law, Bill Jeffeaux.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Cross Roads Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Robinson Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 2:30 PM until 4:30 PM on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Robinson Funeral Home - Downtown Easley.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the Cross Roads Baptist Church Building Fund,160 Cross Roads Church Road, Easley, SC 29640.

The family would like to thank her caregivers, Arlene and Princess from Wren Hospice for the comfort and care they gave to Mrs. Orr.

The family is at their respective homes.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.RobinsonFuneralHomes.com or in person at Robinson Funeral Home-Downtown, Easley, which is assisting the family.

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  • Cross Roads Baptist Church Building Fund
    160 Cross Roads Church Road
    Easley, SC 29640

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305 West Main Street
Easley, SC 29640
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