2008-09-13 / Obituaries

Margaret Jane Merrick

Private family arrangements have been made for Margaret Jane Merrick, 81, of Buckeye Lake, who died Monday afternoon at home following an extended illness.

She was born October 11, 1926, in Outville, the daughter of the late Saul and Florence (Roby) Lane. Margaret was a former employee of Travel America at Hebron, where she had worked for many years. She enjoyed traveling and card playing with the Buckeye Lake Seniors, and was a member of the Eagles and VFW Ladies auxillaries at Buckeye Lake.

She is survived by her children, Jerry (Maxine) Smelts of Savannah, Georgia, Norman(Cindy) Davis, Richard Curt Davis, James Davis, Kevin Davis, all of Thornville, Colleen Davis of London, Patrick Davis of Arizona and Judy Poston of Lancaster; her sister, Dorothy Hill of McConnellsville; her 18 grandchildren and many great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John Merrick in 1982; a son, Jeffrey in 1980; a daughter, Clara Rose in 1951; and her two brothers, Lee and Melvin Lane. An on-line guest register is available at www.hoskinsonfuneral. com.

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