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Mildred Louise Mercer

April 18, 1926 — December 4, 2020

Mildred Louise Mercer, 94, of South Fulton, passed away on Friday, December
4, 2020 at Obion County Nursing Home in Union City, Tennessee.

Louise was born in Garfield, Kentucky on April 18, 1926, to the late Grover
and Nellie Bruner.

She and her husband, Earl spent many years in Decatur, Illinois.
She retired as a cashier from the Jewell Tea Company's Eisner Grocery in
Decatur. Before her marriage to Earl in 1948, she taught elementary school
in Breckinridge County, Kentucky, after attending Western Kentucky University.

She was a member of Fulton First United Methodist Church where she was
active in leadership of the United Methodist Women. She also served as an
at large member of the Church Council. She served as chairperson and member
of the Twin Cities C.A.R.E. community aid organization. Her hobbies
included quilting and preserving garden products.

Mrs. Mercer is survived by her daughter, Janet Gossum (Mike); son,
Kenneth Mercer (Pamela); granddaughters, Sara Johnson (Marc), Natalie
Lyndon (Nicholas); grandsons, Michael Gossum (Katherine), Kyle Mercer,
Evan Mercer, and Grant Mercer; great grandsons, Davis Lyndon, Luke
Lyndon, Marshall Gossum; and one great granddaughter, Stella Gossum.

Mrs. Mercer was preceded in death by her husband of 61 years, James
Earl Mercer; brothers, William Bruner, Ralph Bruner, Herman Bruner; sisters,
Pearl Robinson, Matilda Marr, Lucy Jackal, Katherine Basham.

Graveside service will be 1PM Monday, December 7, 2020 at Obion County
Memorial Gardens in Union City, Tennessee. A celebration of life service
will be held at a later date. We do ask that you wear a mask for the services
for Mrs. Mercer.

Family and friends are invited to attend a memorial celebration of life for Mildred Louise Mercer on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 2PM at the Fulton First United Methodist Church. 

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Fulton First
United Methodist Women at P.O. BOX 1386, Fulton, Kentucky 42041 or
Twin Cities C.A.R.E. at 140 Broadway Street, South Fulton, Tennessee

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