2008-10-02 / Obituaries

Leola Jones Mercier

LEOLA JONES MERCIER LEOLA JONES MERCIER Mrs. Leola Jones Mercier of Anthony Street, entered into rest on Saturday, September 20, 2008, at her residence.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, September 24 at Rehoboth Baptist Church with Rev. Jesse W. Johnson officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Mercier was a native of Columbia County and a member of Rehoboth Baptist Church. She lived in Lincoln County for many years.

Survivors include three sons, Ollie (Lizzie) Mercier, Marvin (Dorothy) Mercier and Burch (Bobbie) Mercier, all of Lincolnton; three daughters, Lizzie White of Washington, Ga., Ruth Rouse and Annette Tutt of Lincolnton; one sister, Lillie Hills of Augusta, Ga.; twenty-seven grandchildren; seventy great-grandchildren; thirty-one great-great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Norris W. Gunby, Sr. Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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