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Patricia Merritt

Patricia Merritt

October 6, 1947-January 9, 2020

Patricia Merritt, 72, passed away Thursday, Jan. 9, 2020, at Brookestone Acres in Columbus.

The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 16, at McKown Funeral Home in Columbus.

Patricia Merritt was born Oct. 6, 1947, in Huntington, West Virginia, to Larry and Hazel (Wallace) Merritt. She grew up in the Compton, California area, and graduated from Dominguez High School. After graduation, she met Gilbert Dush and relocated to Nebraska to start a family. She worked for Becton Dickinson for over 20 years, and retired in 2004. Patricia enjoyed reading, puzzles, painting and spending time with her family

She is survived by daughter, Tammy L. (Harvey Hornbeck) Davis of Bondurant, Iowa; daughter, Dawn Dush of David City; daughter, Marilyn (Patrick Kudron) Waymire of Columbus; six grandchildren: Ashley, Timothy, Larry, Sarah, Cody and Jasmine; one great-grandson, Wesley; one great-granddaughter, Vanetta

She is proceeded in death by her parents, Larry and Hazel Merritt; sisters, Constance and Rose; and brother, Roger.

Remembrances can be sent at www.mckownfuneralhome.com.

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