TIFTON — Ardist Catherine Williams-Merritt, 89, of Tifton passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2014 at Tift Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday in the sanctuary of Shiloh Baptist Church. The family will receive friends from 6 until 7 p.m. today at Frank and Solomon Nixon Funeral Home. She leaves to cherish her memories, Bertha Williams-Anderson, Retha Williams-Jacobs, Willie Williams, Nadine Williams-Pittman, LeVerne Williams, Angela Merritt and Rodney Merritt. Care has been entrusted to Frank and Solomon Nixon Funeral Home. Please visit www.nixonfh.net to sign the online guestbook.