Elizabeth Eugenia Mertz
(1926-2008)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Warren Shines Douglass

2. Johnnie Lester Jackson

Elizabeth Eugenia Mertz

  • Born: 8 Jun 1926, Tennille, Washington, GA, USA 1 2 3
  • Marriage (1): Warren Shines Douglass in May 1947 in , , GA
  • Marriage (2): Johnnie Lester Jackson
  • Died: 13 Jul 2008, Tennille, Washington, GA, USA at age 82 1 2 3
  • Buried: 16 Jul 2008, Tennille: Zeta Cemetery, Washington, GA, USA 1 3

   Another name for Elizabeth was Betty J. Mertz.1 3 4

   FamilySearch ID: LJGF-Q9X.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Residence: on 11 Aug 1952 in , Solano, CA. 4

2. Obituary: Obituary of Betty Mertz Jackson on 13 Jul 2008 in Tennille, Washington, GA, USA. 1 Mrs. Betty Mertz Jackson, age 82, of 210 S. Fourth Street, Tennille died Sunday, July 13, 2008 at her residence. Graveside services will be held at 10:00 A.M, Wednesday, July 16th at the Zeta Cemetery in Tennille. Rev. J. Emory Lindsey will officiate.

Mrs. Jackson was the daughter of the late Grady Ellis Mertz and the late Myrtle Smith Mertz. She was predeceased by her husband, Johnnie L. Jackson. Mrs. Jackson was a retired receptionist and desk clerk for the Villa South. She was a mother and housewife. Mrs. Jackson was a member of the Tennille Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Ellis (Jan) Douglass, Harrison, Joanna (Thomas) Blount, Wrightsville, and Julie (Rex) Brantley, Harrison; two sisters, Joann Mertz and Dorothy McGarity both of Atlanta; eight grandchildren, Warthen (Asumi) Douglass, NC, Eli (Amanda) Douglass, Macon, Daniel Douglass, Tennille, Elizabeth Douglass, Macon, Johnathan (Jean) Beicher, and Justin Beicher, Winder, Eric Smith and Steffen Smith both of Harrison; six great-grandchildren, Ethan Douglass, Harrison Beicher, Olivia Beicher, Hayden Beicher, Vivian Beicher, and Taylor Raye Beicher.

The family suggests donations may be made to United Hospice of Swainsboro, 667 S. Main Street, Swainsboro, Ga.30401 or American Cancer Society, P. O. Box 632, Sandersville, Ga. 31082.

The Family will receive friends at the Jackson residence Tuesday evening from 5:00 - 8:00 P.M. May & Smith Funeral Directors, 1119 Riddleville Road, Sandersville is in charge of the arrangements.


Elizabeth married Warren Shines Douglass in May 1947 in , , GA. (Warren Shines Douglass was born on 26 May 1918 in Atlanta, Fulton, GA,5 died on 23 Sep 2002 in Sandersville, Washington, GA, USA 5 and was buried in Tennille: Zeta Cemetery, Washington, GA, USA 5.)


Elizabeth next married Johnnie Lester Jackson. (Johnnie Lester Jackson was born on 13 Dec 1923 in Tarvers, Burke, GA, USA,6 7 died on 10 Jun 2008 in Tennille, Washington, GA, USA 6 7 and was buried in Tennille: Zeta Cemetery, Washington, GA, USA 7.)


Sources


1 May & Smith Funeral Directors (Sandersville, Georgia.), Obituary of Betty Mertz Jackson. http://www.mayandsmithfuneraldirectors.com/home/index.cfm?action=public:obituaries.print&id=245879.

2 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/JGKP-PZD BETTY M JACKSON, 13 Jul 2008; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

3 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48335336.

4 FamilySearch.org and Ancestry.com, California Birth Index, 1905-1995, Joanna Letitia Douglass b. 11 Aug 1952 in Solano Co. CA mother Mertz.

5 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/63502918.

6 U.S. Social Security Death Index, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/V31Z-MWT JOHNNIE L JACKSON, 10 Jun 2008; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).

7 Find A Grave, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=48335272.



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