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Susan “Biscuit” Margaret Merriwether

Obituary Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Susan “Biscuit” Margaret Merriwether, age 56, of Lexington, GA, partner of Tommy Giles passed away peacefully at home on May 23, 2017, surrounded by family. Susan was born Sept. 12, 1960, in San Diego, CA to Glenn Merriwether and Martha Breach Merriwether. Susan resided in Gainesville for a number of years and worked as a cook at Jay-Lous. Her biscuits were famous among the locals wherever she worked.

Her smile was infectious, and she touched many lives throughout her lifetime. Susan had a special place in her heart for dogs and birds. Zeppelin followed by Shovelhead were her “children.” Susan is survived by her partner, Tommy Giles; father, Glenn Merriwether, of Lexington, GA; mother, Martha Merriwether, of Newport RI; sisters, Glenda Biggerstaff, of Laurinburg, NC, Judy Merriwether, of Newport, RI, Nancy Merriwether, of Carthage, NC; nephew, David Biggerstaff, Fayetteville, NC; nieces, Cheryl Person, Savannah, GA, Jody Peeler, Las Vegas, NV, Jessica Branch, Red Springs, NC; 3 great-nephews, 5 great-nieces; 1 great-great nephew; uncle, Wally Armer, Hemet, CA; 4 cousins; her partner’s children and spouses, Mitchell and Destiny Giles, Danielsville, GA, Michael and Ashley Giles, Danielsville, GA, Melinda Giles, Athens, GA, Matthew Giles, Lexington, GA; and her partner’s 8 grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her niece Jennifer Branch.

Memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 28, 2017, at Memorial Park Funeral Home, Gainesville, GA. A visitation will be Saturday, May 27, 2017, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m at the home, 57 Gordon Road, Lexington, GA.

In lieu of flowers, please make a monetary donation to animal rescue Franny’s Friends, 2124 Regan Church Road, Lumberton, NC 28358.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA  30504 is in charge of arrangements.

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Funeral Date
05/28/2017 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery and Crematory
2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504