Linda D. Merriman
JUNCTION CITY - Linda Deaton Merriman, 70, of Grafton Street, Junction City, died Friday at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington.
Born Aug. 11, 1935, in Jackson, she was the daughter of the late William and Clotilde Malidix Deaton. She was a housewife.
Survivors include her husband, Gerald L. Merriman; five daughters, Candace Warren of Middletown, Ohio, Jean Jacobsen of Hamilton, Ohio, Theresa Josefowicz of Oaklawn, Ill., Diane Smith of Dewagiac, Mich., and Mary Joyce of Chicago Ridge, Ill.; four sons, Gerald Merriman Jr. of Oaklawn, Gregory Merriman of Lake Havasu, Ariz., Daniel Jacobsen of Marion, Ohio, and Bill Lansdale of Middletown; a sister, Susie Dunn of Middletown; three brothers, Lewis Deaton and Blain Deaton, both of Trenton, Ohio, and John Deaton of West Elton, Ohio; 25 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a son, Robin Dunn.
Services will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Stith Funeral Home and Family Center of Junction City.