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“I am terribly saddened by this news. Merita was a wonderful, giving, funny, and honest friend of mine. I will truly miss her. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Susan Carpenter

“I offer my most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Merita McMillan. When one so young dies, one truly appreciates the value of all...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Danielle B.

“Wow! I am in shock and can't even begin 2 explain the emotions I am feeling right now! I'm angry 4 Merita being taken away...i'm angry that i didn't...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Michelle Jones

“Rest in peace my friend, we shared a life-time of memories, that I will never forget, all the fun we had in our younger. Girlfriend you will be...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Lynda McCoy White

“I am saddened to hear that you are gone Merita, we just spoke on the phone not even 2 weeks ago. I am sad that I will never be able to talk with you...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Tara Heller

“How do you begin to explain the sorrow in hearing of the passing of a friend. May she rest in peace and have no more pain. God rest her soul and...Read More »
6 of 15 | Posted by: Ruthann Rickert

“My heart is so saddened since I found out this morning. I just talked to her the other day and we had made some plans. I know that she is finally out...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Cathy Skelton

“I am so sorry for your loss. I went to highschool with Merita. She was good friend and always fun to be around. She will be missed. ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Teresa Graham

“She was a great person I remeber Merita from school..My thoughts an prayers to all her loved ones... ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Crystal Jones

“I will hold you in my heart and memory forever....20 years of friendship never fades. I miss you already and am so saddened to have learned about...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: tammy brewer

“I am so sorry for your loss.I was shocked to hear about this just days after I spoke to her..may god keep his hand upon your family at the time. ”
11 of 15 | Posted by: belinda

“So Very Sorry to Hear of the Loss of Merita...They are Dying Way to Young...RIP ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Debbie

“I am sorry for your loss. I have fond memories growing up next door to Merita. I'll never forget the time my dog bit her when she tried taking away...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Brian Funk

“So sorry for your loss. Merita was a great friend and I will miss her soo much! ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Dana Jones Kennedy

“I am so saddened by the news of Merita's passing. We barely knew each other in high school but we had re-connected via Facebook in 2010. My...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Jill


Merita A. McMillan, age 40, of Rising Sun, MD passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2012.
Merita was born in Havre de Grace, MD on April 20, 1971. She enjoyed photography of nature, horse back riding, traveling and going to the beach.
She is survived by her husband, Jesse J. McMillan of Rising Sun, MD; son, Nathaniel Garland of Rising Sun, MD; daughter, Samantha Garland of Rising Sun, MD; sister, Julie Walker of Port Deposit, MD; brother, Gerald Smith, Jr. of Topeka, KS; father, Gerald Smith, Sr. of 29 Palms, CA; step grandchildren, Jeremy and Jason Brooks of Rising Sun, MD; nephew, Jason Barton of Rising Sun, MD and nieces, Ellie, Laura and Julia Smith of Topeka, KS.
She was preceded in death by her mother, Joan (McGee) Smith.
A visitation will be held from 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. on Friday, February 17, 2012 at R.T. Foard Funeral Home, P.A., Rising Sun, MD. Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, 150 S. Queen Street, Rising Sun, MD. Burial will follow at Friends Cemetery in Calvert, MD. To send condolences visit www.rtfoard.com.