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Carol Mercer

Monday, December 31, 2012

SIKESTON -- Carol Jean Mercer, 72, died Dec. 29, 2012, at her daughter's home.

Born March 1, 1940, at Jackson, to the late Wilson B. "Moon" and Pribanou Clodine "Peggy" Ackman Godwin, she attended Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church and was a member of Eagles Aries No. 3319.

On Nov. 1, 1958, at Sikeston, she married Jack Mercer who preceded her in death Jan. 6, 2007.

She is survived by: one daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Shane Golightly of Sikeston; one brother, Joe Godwin of Morley; and four grandchildren, Lindsey Mercer, Geena Hooper, Josh Golightly and Dalton Golightly.

Visitation is scheduled from 5 p.m. until time of memorial service at 6 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. John Tarter, pastor, officiating.

The Blanchard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

Online condolences may be sent at www.blanchardfuneral.com.