She is preceded in death by her father; her paternal grandparents, Lowell and Edna Burt; her maternal grandparents, Olin and Julia Meritt; and two uncles.
Funeral services celebrating Meridith’s life will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, Lincoln Road Chapel, 1315 W. Lincoln Road, with the Rev. Dr. P. Mark Hill officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens Mausoleum. Friends may call at the funeral home from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
Contributions can be made in Meridith’s memory to the Kokomo Humane Society Building Fund or in honor of her late father to the Preston Robert Tisch Brain Tumor Center at Duke University, with envelopes available at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com