Mr. Larry Wayne Mercer, age 68, of Ashland, Mississippi, passed from this life on Monday, June 25, 2018, at the Ashland Health and Rehabilitation Center. A celebration of his life will be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, 11 AM at Jesus Name Community Church with the Rev. Gary Porterfield officiating.
His family will receive guests beginning at 5 on Tuesday, June 26, and continue until service time on Wednesday. Interment will follow in New Salem Cemetery.
Born in Tippah County, Mississippi, on August 10, 1949, to James Elmer and Glennie South Mercer, he was married to Sandra Whitehead Mercer. A roofer and contractor by trade, he was a member of Medlock Methodist Church.
Meeting him in heaven were his parents, a sister, Joyce Allen, and a brother Clifford Mercer.
To carry on his memory he leaves: his wife, son, Jimmy Dewayne Mercer, daughter, Sandra Spencer (Billy) all of Walnut; brothers: Terrell Mercer of Ripley, Mississippi, and Wesley Mercer of Ashland, Mississippi; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild
Pallbearers will be Jackie Stewart, Brandon Stewart, Randall Stewart, Randy Mercer, Bo Bates and William Henry Bates. Honorary Pallbearers will be Trey Mercer, Tyler Spencer, and Trenton Mercer.