Rohena Lorrain Merritt, 77 of Fairfield Bay, Arkansas passed from this life on October 17, 2018. She was born in Hartford Connecticut on June 19, 1941 to the late Gilbert Amos and Ethel B. Smith. Lorrain was a faithful Christian and attended Pathway Church of God and Gospel Light House Church in Blytheville where she lived for over 25 years.
She is also preceded in death by three husbands, Charles Wilder Sr., Earl Keith Sr., and Ted Merritt; son Charles “Chuck” Wilder; step-son, Steve Merritt; siblings, Garry B. Smith and Elizabeth Marie Mayfield. Lorrain leaves to cherish her memory four children, David Wilder, Elizabeth Wilder, Tammy Wilder, Earl Keith Jr.; step-children, Lesa Parnell, Tammy Merritt-Taylor; siblings, Kay Gunter (Dorm), Karen Durden, Betsy Gustafson and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and other family and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family is accepting donations to help with services.
Arrangements have been entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400.