Jane E. Merritt, 88 of Bloomingburg, passed away on January 21, 2014 at Mount Carmel Medical Center West, Columbus. She was born January 11, 1926 in Wellston, Ohio to the late Rex and Margaret Osma McKinniss Pittenger. She was preceded in death by her husband, Damon E. Merritt in 2004. Mrs. Merritt had worked for Grace United Methodist Church as the secretary for 24 years, and was a member of the Fayette County Farm Bureau, a graduate of Washington High School, a member of the Grace United Methodist Church , a member of the United Methodist Woman and a life long resident of Fayette county.
In addition to her parents and husband she is preceded in death by three sisters Margaret "Peggy" Miller, Phyllis Flax and Mary Jo Pittenger.
She is survived by two sons Keith (Sandra) Merritt of Maysville KY, and Edwin (Brenda)Merritt of Galloway OH; one daughter Beth (Tony) Griffith of Orient, 7 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will be held on Saturday January 25, 2014 at 10:30 AM at the Morrow Funeral Home, Washington Court House with Rev. Mick Whistler officiating. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday January 24, 2014 from 3-7PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Grace United Methodist Church, 301 E. Market Street, Washington Court House, Ohio 43160
MORROW FUNERAL HOME
WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE