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Polly entered into heaven on December 17th, 2013, 2 weeks after her 87th birthday. She was born in Vidalia, Ga on December 3, 1926 to Cora Lee and Major Dykes. Polly was the 5th of 6 children and spent all of her young life in south Georgia. Polly and Walter Merritt were married in 1947 in Augusta, Ga and celebrated 60 years together.

Walter’s career with Armour Foods carried them to different cities to live, …

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Johnson County Funeral Chapel & Memorial Gardens
11200 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66210

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