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Laurie Merk

Laurie Tilford Merk, 46, Greenville, died Sunday, March 15, 2009, at her home.
Born Nov. 8, 1962, in Louisville, she was the daughter of Louis and Frances Anderson Tilford of Corydon.
She was a school teacher for Highland Hills Middle School in Floyd County and a member of Georgetown Christian Church.
Survivors include a son and daughter, Jacob and Hannah Merk, both of Greenville; a brother, Douglas Tilford of North Vernon; and a sister, Rhonda Bridges of Lanesville.
Visitation: Wednesday, March 18, from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday, March 19, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Georgetown.
Funeral: Thursday, March 19, at 10 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in Wolfe Cemetery in Georgetown.
Officiant: The Rev. Roy McClain.
Pallbearers: Tim, Evan, Ethan and Ian Bridges, Tom Houser, Larry Schellenberg, Jerry Reinhardt and Bruce Smith.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Susan G. Koman Breast Cancer Foundation or Making Strides for Breast Cancer.