Dana Merchant, 31, died April 8, 2020, at St. Dominic Medical Center in Jackson. A private graveside service was held April 11 at Gatesville Cemetery. Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs was in charge of arrangements. She is survived by her husband, Mark Merchant; step-daughters, Makalyn Merchant and Ally Merchant; sisters, Danielle Borden, of Crystal Springs; Dawn Shelley, of Pensacola, Fla.; and DeAnna Borden, of Florence; and grandfather, William Carroll, of Florence. Memorials may be made to her Go Fund Me account or directly to Stringer Family Funeral Home, Crystal Springs.