Marjorie Jean Cole Mercer, 81, of Valley View Haven, Belleville, Pa., passed away May 24, 2013.
She was born Feb. 19, 1932, at Owl Hollow, Tuppers, Plains, Meigs County, Ohio, the fifth of nine children born to Pearl E. and Ruby Mae Caldwell Cole.
She taught Sunday school for 12 years at Porterfield Baptist Church and then attended Mullen Memorial Baptist Church with her sister, and last surviving sibling, Angie Miller now of Michigan. Marjorie worked at Belpre Newsstand and then Shoney's of Parkersburg, W.Va.
Marjorie married Billie F. Mercer in 1951 and they had three survivng children, William of Lewistown, Pa., who married Mrytle Cremeans and their children, Lutrincy (Steve) Clough of Texas, Darrell (Miranda) Mercer of Michigan and Abigail (Rusty) Zimmer of Ohio; Deborah Ingram of Ohio and son, Drew (Catie) Ingram of Ohio; and youngest child of Marjorie and Bill, Kathryn Henson of Georgia. Billie passed away in 1990. There are eight great-grandchildren, Nathan and Aaron Clough, Alexander, Alivia, Wyatt and Madison Mercer, Kiley Ingram and Graycen Zimmer.
She was preceded in death by her half-brother, Homer Cole; brothers, Dorsel, Orville, Dwight, Floyd, Otis and Bernard; and a sister, Enid Cole.
Services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, Coolville, Ohio, with the Rev. Mark Eaton officiating. Burial will be in Success Cemetery, Reedsville, Ohio. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
You can sign the online guestbook at www.white-schwarzelfuneralhomecom