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Official Obituary of

Tulan Merck White

August 5, 1937 ~ March 13, 2024 (age 86) 86 Years Old

Tulan White Obituary

Tulan Merck White, age 86 of Ellenboro, died Wednesday, March 13, 2024, at Fairhaven Home in Bostic where she was a resident.  Tulan was born on August 5, 1937, in Rutherford County and was a daughter of the late Paul and Emma Frady Marlowe.

She was a faithful member of Concord Baptist Church and the Joy Sunday School Class which she loved. She also retired from the Inspection Department at National Textiles. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Paul Marlowe, Jr., and brother-in-law, Jerry Bridges.

Survivors include her son, Dennis Merck and wife Denise of Ellenboro, her sister, Joyce Bridges of Ellenboro, her sister-in-law, LaDean Marlowe of Portland, Oregon, her grandsons, Daniel Merck and wife Nancy, and Derrick Merck and wife Toni.  There are also five great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild and her cousin and roommate, Nancy Campbell. 

The funeral service will be held at 3 o’clock on Sunday, March 17, 2024, at Concord Baptist Church with the Reverend Travis Laflin officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends in the Sanctuary from 1:30 until 2:45 prior to the service.

Memorials may be made to Concord Baptist Church, Building Fund, Post Office Box 70, Bostic, North Carolina 28018.

The family is at the home of Dennis and Denise Merck.

The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com

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March 17, 2024

1:30 PM to 1:45 PM
Concord Baptist Church (US, N.C)

Funeral Service
March 17, 2024

3:00 PM
Concord Baptist Church (US, N.C)

Interment following funeral service
March 17, 2024

Concord Baptist Church Cemetery


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