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Lillian Merick

Friday, November 9, 2012

GRANVILLE, Ohio -- Lillian Marie Merick, 76, died Nov. 7, 2012, in Newark.

Born April 19, 1936, in Perkins, Mo., daughter of the late James and Clara Phillips Shoemaker, she was the bookstore manager at the Newark Campus of The Ohio State University for many years and later at the main campus. Following her retirement, she had worked at the Ross's Market in Granville and had been active in the Granville Lions Club.

In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by a brother, Jim Shoemaker, and a sister, Martha Shoemaker.

Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Stephany Merick; two daughters and a son-in-law, Crystal Crossley and Leann and Carl Williams; two brothers, Tom Shoemaker and Bill Shoemaker; three sisters, Rose Anders, Dorothy Halter and Betty West; and eight grandchildren.

A memorial will be held from 5-7 p.m. Saturday at the Brucker-Kishler Funeral Home in Newark.

Burial will take place at a later date in Perkins.