Brianna Jade Merritt, 11, of Chincoteague, passed away on October 7, 2019 at her residence, after a courageous fight with cancer.

A funeral service will be held on Sunday, October 13th at 3:00 PM from the Chincoteague Church of God in Chincoteague with Rev. Kevin Stanley officiating. Interment will be private.

The family will receive friends Saturday Evening from 6-8PM at the church.

Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the Forever Fierce Foundation, 6318 Holabird Ave, Baltimore, MD 21224, or online at

Online condolences can be sent to the family at

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley, VA.