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Obituary for Dorothy Howell Merritt

Dorothy Howell  Merritt
Dorothy Howell Merritt, age 80, of Bushnell, FL passed away Saturday, January 9, 2021.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Tallahassee, Florida and a retired teacher. Among her interests were going to the beach, camping, hunting, fishing, shelling, and cooking with her friends and family. She was a devoted mother and grandmother. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children and grandchildren.

Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband: Billy Merritt; brother: Max Howell; and parents: Wayne and Myra Howell.

She is survived by her daughters: Patricia (Andy) Butler of Bushnell, FL; Lynn (Gene) Bush of Chipley, FL; Dale (Robert) Martin of Jacksonville, FL. She is also survived by ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A Service will be held Saturday, January 16, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Purcell Funeral Home Chapel with Chaplain Shimon Taylor officiating. A time of visitation will take place 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Interment will follow service at Evergreen Cemetery in Bushnell, FL.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in memory of Dorothy Howell Merritt to Vitas Hospice Care, www.vitascommunityconnection.org.

Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell, Florida.



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