Lorene Pless Merrell
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Lorene Pless Merrell, 73, of Reliance, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at her residence. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elmer and Carrie Queen Pless; daughter, Frances Mason; son, Roger Hicks; sister, Eleane Durham; and brother, Winston Pless.

Survivors include her son, Robbie Hicks and wife, Kathy, of Reliance; daughter, Debbie and Jeff Patterson of Cleveland; five grandsons; eight great-grandchildren; husband, Homer Merrell; sister, Loretta Allen of Coppherhill; brothers: Solon Pless and wife, Polly, of Copperhill and Steven Pless and wife, Lorene, of Georgia; stepson, Winston Merrell; stepdaughter, Bridget Hammons; several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and her best friend, Billie Higgins.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Revs. Richard Mason and Lloyd Deal officiating. Interment will follow in Green Hill Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.

Her family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

The family would like to extend appreciaton to Caris Healthcare.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Merrell family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.