Dorothy Marie Merrill

March 3, 1935, Sunday, July 16, 2023

Dorothy Marie Merrill, age 88, of Warsaw, Missouri, formally of Sheridan, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, July 16, 2023 at home, surrounded by her family.

She was born on March 3, 1935, in Sheridan, Indiana, to Roy and Julia (Walls) Wiles. She graduated from Sheridan High School in 1953. Dorothy married Montie H. Merrill in December 1954.

She was a homemaker who enjoyed church activities and crocheting. Dorothy was a member of the Warsaw Christian Church, where she was the organist for many years, and formally a member of the First Christian Church in Sheridan.

Dorothy is survived by her four sons, Mike Merrill and wife, Mary of Cole Camp, Missouri, David Merrill of Warsaw, Missouri, Gary Merrill and wife, Cheryl of Sheridan, Indiana, and Scott Merrill and wife, Teresa of Westfield, Indiana ; 8 grandchildren ; 12 great-grandchildren ; and sister-in-law, Col. Marjorie Charlene Merrill.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Julia (Walls) Wiles and her husband, Montie H. Merrill on August 23, 2022.

The family would like to thank Karen Wallace for taking care of Dorothy in her final days.

Graveside Services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, August 12, 2023 at Crown View Cemetery, Sheridan, Indiana. Reverend Mike Srbljan will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be presented to the Warsaw Christian Church, 320 State Street, Warsaw MO 65355, or to the Sheridan First Christian Church, P.O. Box 111, Sheridan, Indiana 46069.