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Nancy Merryman Thompson, 73, Cadiz, died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 at Acuity Specialty Hospital, Steubenville. She was born March 18, 1940 in Cadiz, a daughter of the late John Kenneth and Neva E. Milliken Cope.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her son, David Allen Merryman, a brother, David Cope, and her former husband, Arnold “Louie” Merryman.

Calling hours will be held Friday, Jan. 3 from 2 p.m. until time of funeral service at 5 p.m. at Clark-Kirkland Funeral Home, Cadiz with Paul Giffin officiating. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Cadiz Union Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to the Cadiz Volunteer Fire Department, c/o Dale Rose, 117 Brokaw Ave., Cadiz, OH 43907 or the Harrison County Humane Society, P.O. Box 404, Cadiz, Ohio 43907. The memorial guestbook may be signed at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.