Shirley A. Merritt earned a Bachelor’s Degree at Alabama A&M University in Normal, Alabama in
Clothing and Merchandising. She is retired from a 24-year career in the Telecommunications Industry.
She is very active in the Multiple Sclerosis community as an Advocate. She has collected over $2300.00
in donations toward research for the MS Society as a participant in the MS Walk Atlanta 2015-2017. She
placed #57 in the top 100 for Atlanta in 2017. She is an Author. She also enjoys reading, traveling,
cooking, various genres of music, her pets and of course, writing. Shirley lives in Atlanta, Georgia.
She is the author of the up-and-coming book “Turning Lemons into Raspberry Lemonade”. Check out the interview on On The Rise Radio’s Booknook http://www.blogtalkradio.com/ontheriseradio/2017/06/30/book-nook-hosted-by-larry-wilson-jr-and-justjae-warner-wguest-shirley-merritt