Merry Lu Pusey, age 82, of West Liberty, Ohio passed away at 8:19 a.m. January 3, 2020, at Mary Rutan Hospital in Bellefontaine, Ohio.
She was born in Rushsylvania, Ohio October 27, 1937, a daughter of the late Harold Horn. She was also preceded in death by her stepmother, Louise (Headings) Horn and a sister, Nancy Stringer.
On May 31, 1956, Merry Lu married Ronald Pusey in Lawrenceburg, Indiana and he survives along with her daughter, Karen (Gary) Contner and their children, Matt Contner and Alex (Sarah) Contner; a son, Michael (Claire) Pusey and their children, Stephen (Meredith) Pusey and Sean Pusey; a daughter, Margaret (Darrell) Sanders and their children Brett Sanders and Ryan (Annie) Sanders; a sister, Marge (Max) Younce; a brother, John (Rosalee) Horn and several nieces and nephews.
Merry Lu and her husband owned and operated Hillside Greenhouse in West Liberty from April 1962 to November 1997. She was an avid reader who enjoyed working with horses and designing floral displays. She most especially loved her Boston Terrier “Sadie”.
Pastor Kay Young will officiate the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 6, 2020 at the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, January 5, 2020, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Monday prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.
Burial will follow the funeral service at the Fairview Cemetery in West Liberty.
The arrangements are in the care of the staff of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home in West Liberty.
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