BANGOR and CORINTH – A funeral service for Rachel W. Merrill will be held 12 noon Saturday, Aug. 7, 2004, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor, with the Rev. Cynthia Nickerson, pastor of the Corinth United Methodist Church, officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home, from 11 a.m. Saturday until time of service. Interment with committal services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at the Corinthian Cemetery, Corinth. The family invites relatives and friends to share conversation and refreshments at the Brookings-Smith Family Center, 163 Center St., immediately following the funeral Saturday.