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Geneva Mercer

Monday, February 25, 2008

DEXTER -- Geneva Mercer, 90, died Feb. 23, 2008, at the Golden Living Center.

Born Jan. 14, 1918, at Muskogee, Okla., to the late Henry Ross and Dicia Lillie Sisco Ashworth, she was a member of the Dexter Church of God and a homemaker.

On Oct. 30, 1934, at Okemah, Okla., she married Roy Mercer, who preceded her in death on June 25, 1984.

Also preceding her in death was one brother, Famous Leroy Ashworth.

Survivors include: one son, Jerry Mercer of Bloomfield; two daughters, Belva McCoy of Rockwall, Texas and Shirley Sullivan of Tulsa, Okla.; one brother, Billy James Ashworth of Bristow, Okla.; one sister, Sylvia Long of Tecumseh, Okla.; and six grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and two great-great-

grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until time of services at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Leonard Madigan will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.