Born June, 3, 1910 in Portage County, she was the daughter of John and Elizabeth Dirkson of Kent.
Mrs. Merriwether grew up in Kent but lived most of her adult life in Los Angeles, Calif. She recently moved to Boise, Idaho, where she lived for 4 1/2 years before moving to Dallas.
Survivors include her sons, Dirk of Los Angeles, Calif. and Jeff of Dallas; daughter, Mary of Boise, Idaho; and numerous grandchildren. Her husband, Jim Merriwether and sister, Jeanne Gilcrest,died previously.
Cremation has taken place. Local services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday at Standing Rock Cemetery in Kent.
Local arrangements are being handled by Bissler and Sons Funeral Home in Kent.