On August 19, 2007, JOHN R.; husband of the late Luvenia W. Merritt. He is also survived by one cousin, Christiana Roadcloud; one niece, Marilyn Clark; a devoted nephew, William A. White and a host of other relatives and friends. Friends may call at the Gary P. March Funeral Home, on Sunday, from 12 Noon until 7 P.M. Family will receive friends at Douglass Memorial Community Church, Lafayette and Madison Avenues, Monday, 10 A.M. until 11 A.M. Funeral service to follow. Interment Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens.