Funeral services for Vivian Loretta Merritt, 84, of Leakesville were held on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 12 noon at Sigler Funeral Home. Visitation was held July 14, 2021 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon, just prior to the funeral. She was born April 23, 1937 in Lucedale. She was employed by Century Bank, and retired from service there after 50 years. She died July 10, 2021. She is survived by her husband Nolen J. Merritt of Leakesville; daughter Belinda (David) Tadlock of Pascagoula and grandchildren Meaghan Jordan, Kershlyn Tadlock, Karson Tadlock, Kayson Tadlock and Kamryn Kirkland. She was preceded in death by her son Craig Merritt; parents Hobson G. and Elsie (Pierce) Tanner; sisters Mayford Rush, Mildred “Dix” Tanner, Anniece “Jill” Fairley and brothers Harrell Tanner and Johnny Tanner. Officiating the services was Bro. Donnie Williamson. Interment was in the Merritt Family Cemetery. Sigler Funeral Home was in charge of arrangement.