Caitlin Rose Smith

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 12, 2000

Caitlin Rose Smith, infant daughter of Jimmy and Betty Smith, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2000 at Edge Regional Medical Center.

Graveside services were held at 3:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 9, 2000 at Hopewell Cemetery with the Rev. Ed Smith officiating. Skeen Funeral Home of Troy is handling arrangements.

Survivors include her mother and father, Jimmy and Betty Smith of Goshen; grandparents, Earl and Betty Beardslee of Goshen and Jimmy and Carol Smith of Troy; uncles and aunts: Daniel and Kim Beardslee of Goshen, Mikeal and Barbara Smith of Brundidge, Eddie Hotalong of Middle Town, N.Y., Clifford Beardslee of Boston Spa, N.Y.; half sister, Ceiara Smith of Troy; cousins, David and Brandi Smith of Brundidge.

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Doris Ann Merritt Mahone

Doris Ann Merritt Mahone, 49, of Troy died October 7, 2000 at Edge Regional Medical Center.

Her funeral will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2000 at Springfield Missionary Baptist Church in Ansley. Harrison Funeral Home of Troy is handling arrangements.

Visitation will be held from noon to 6 p.m. today at Harrison Funeral Home. The body will lie in state from noon until 1 p.m. Thursday prior to service.

Ms. Mahone was born March 24, 1951 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Lamon Merritt Sr. in Pike County.

Survivors include a son, Nathaniel Mahone Jr. of Queens, N.Y.; companion Robert Wingard of Goshen; five grandchildren, Jerica, Jamet, Justin, Janisé and Alexis Mahone, all of Queens N.Y.; three brothers, Lamon (Geenie) Merritt Jr., James "Bubba" (Dorothy) Merritt both of Troy, and Willie (Pokey) Merritt of Goshen; four sisters, Shirley Phillips of Lorain OH; Catherine(Clarence) Sams of Troy; Velma Jean (Willie) Cargill of Montgomery; and Debra (Ronald) Johnson of Goshen; three aunts, Florence Lovejoy, Annie Kate Lovejoy, and Ruth Merritt; two great aunts, Cherrie Ann Mahone and Johnnie Pearl Lewis of Montgomery; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Pallbearers are Booker Merritt, Willie Cargill, James Lovejoy, Rodney Merritt, Timothy Hill, and Lawrence Hill .