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Mrs. Margaret H. "Tootie" Merrick

Saturday, June 30, 2012
1:00 PM until 5:00 PM
Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Homes and Crematory
Washington Street Location
Columbus, IN 47201

Special Services:
Private inurnment will take place at Greenlawn Cemetery in Nashville, Indiana.

Margaret H. "Tootie" Merrick, 73, of Park Avenue, died at 8 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2012 at her home.
Mrs. Merrick worked in food service at Four Seasons Retirement Center.
She enjoyed spending time with her family, taking in stray cats to care for, reading and traveling.
Family and friends may call from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street.
A funeral service is not planned.
Private inurnment will take place at Greenlawn Cemetery in Nashville.
The family asks that memorial contributions be made to Hospice of South Central Indiana or Bartholomew County Humane Society.
Online condolences may be sent to Mrs. Merrick's family and a video tribute may be viewed at
Born in Edinburgh December 3, 1938, Mrs. Merrick was the daughter of William and Lilly Harmon Price. She married Shirley G. Merrick August 4, 1956. He preceded her in death on August 4, 1998.
Survivors include her daughters, Shirley Faye (Marc) Haston of Greensburg, Debbie (Dale) Bruce of Columbus, Julie (James) Mahoney of Bloomington and Penney Carey of Columbus; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Merrick was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; daughters, Sharon Ann and Jenney May Merrick; a sister, Louise White and brothers, Herbert and Carl Eugene Price.

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