October 20, 1925 - June 8, 2019 Pfafftown Roberta Virginia Wall Merritt, age 93, of Pfafftown, formerly of King, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 at Vienna Village. Roberta was born October 20, 1925 in Stokes County, NC to the late William Austin and Mae Irene Goff Wall. Roberta graduated from King High School, class of 1942. She was the wife of the late Truman Merritt, Sr. In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by her brothers, John T. "Jake" Wall, and Mac Lee Wall, and a sister Jewel M. Wall She was employed by State Planters bank of King and retired from the King District Water System in 1983. During WWII she worked with her Dad in the family business. She was a member of Mizpah Moravian Church and served as the financial secretary and archivist for 16 years. She was a charter member of the King Chapter # 328 Order of the Eastern Star and served as the secretary and treasurer for a number of years. She received a 50-year pin in 2015. Left to cherish her memory are her stepsons, Truman E. "Woody" Merritt, Jr. (Debbie), Eddie Merritt (Beverly), and David Merritt (Terri), a sister, Betty Wall Baker (John), her brother, Ronald Austin Wall (Joyce), seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends and loved ones from 2:00 pm until 3:00 pm Wednesday June 12, 2019 at Mizpah Moravian Church, 3165 Mizpah Church Rd., Rural Hall, NC, and funeral services will follow at 3:00 pm with Rev. Fran Saylor officiating. Interment will take place in the church cemetery. Flowers are appreciated or memorial donations may be given to Mizpah Moravian Church: 3165 Mizpah Church Rd., Rural Hall, NC 237045 or to Trellis Supportive Care: 101 Hospice Ln., Winston-Salem, NC 27103. Slate Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Roberta Merritt. Online condolences may be offered at www.slatefh.com. Slate Funeral Home 132 E. Dalton Rd. P.O. Box 23 King, NC 27021

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