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Phillip L. Mercer

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Date published: 5/11/2014

Phillip L. Mercer

Phillip Leo Mercer, 82, of Locust Grove passed away on Friday, May 9, 2014, at his home.

Mr. Mercer worked for Carl's Drywall Service for more than 30 years. He loved the Lord.

Mr. Mercer is survived by his wife of 59 years, Frances Sue Mercer; a son, Phillip Linwood Mercer and wife Leisa; two daughters, Susan Mercer Baldwin and husband Herbert, and Teresa Mercer Hartley and husband Tommie; his grandchildren, Stephany Hartley, Sabrina Hartley and Ashley Mercer; and great-granddaughter, Kristy Hartley. He is also survived by his sister, Barbara Linthicum; two sisters-in-law, Kathryn Curtis and Veronica Sword; brother-in-law, Carl Sword; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Cleveland and Cora Mercer; two sisters, Joann Bailey and Shirley McCord; and brother-in-law Claude Sword.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m Tuesday, May 13, at Zoar Baptist Church, Locust Grove, with the Rev. Josh Shifflett and the Rev. Kurt Buchannon officiating.

Online guest book is available at johnsoncares.com.