Hendricks County Flyer, Avon, IN

Obituaries

May 21, 2013

Bertha L. Merritt

Bertha L. Merritt died Sunday at Hendricks Regional Health in Danville. She was 94.

Born Dec. 24, 1918, in Fountaintown, she was a daughter of the late Elmer L. and Ollie Mae (Keaton) Rafferty. She married Woodrow Merritt on Nov. 11, 1939, in Fredericksburg, and he preceded her in death.

Mrs. Merritt was a farmer and a homemaker.

She was a member of Pittsboro Christian Church.

Survivors include a son, Donald (Phyllis) Merritt; daughters Marsha (the late Joe) Franks, Connie (Paul) Brasher, and Donna (Ray) Stucker; six grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death were a daughter, Betty Sue Merritt, and sisters Pansy Hart and Roseanna Rose.

Private graveside service will be at the K of P Cemetery in Lizton.

Calling is from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the David A. Hall Mortuary, 220 N. Maple St., Pittsboro.

Memorials may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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