Jo Lois Mercer, 94, passed away on Dec. 15, 2013. She was born on Sept. 9, 1919 in Yoakum, Texas to Louis and Rose Ella (McCarty) Hagan.
Her husband Ura Edward Mercer preceded her in death in 1990. She is survived by her son, Jack Mercer (Linda), of Fentress; her daughter, Mary Jo Jenkins (Russell), of Bastrop; two sisters, Lillian Orsark and Erma Watchendorff; three grandchildren, Tyler Mercer (Stephanie), Rusty Jenkins (Heidi), and Mary Katherine Higgins (David); and four great-grandchildren.
Family received friends at McCurdy Funeral Home, from 5 – 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013,. Graveside services were scheduled at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013, at Fentress Community Cemetery, with Minister Nell Linebarger officiating. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Tyler Mercer, Rusty Jenkins, David Higgins, Heath Grigg, Larry Grigg and Adam Webb.
Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan, Lockhart, Texas 78644 (512) 398-4791.