Funeral services for Mr. Frank Mercer 85, of Whitleyville,
Tennessee, will be held at 3 P.M. on Wednesday, October 9,
2013,  at  Anderson – Upper Cumberland  Funeral  Home in
Gainesboro, TN.  Burial will follow in the Pharris Cemetery in    
the McCoinsville community of Jackson County, TN.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4:30 P.M. –  9 P.
M., and Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

He  passed  away  on  Monday,  October  7,  2013 at his
residence in Whitleyville.
   
He was born October 19, 1927, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late
Johnny Burris Mercer and Ada V. Painter Mercer. On
December 10, 1949, he was married to
Anna Lois Gore
Mercer
, who survives. He was a farmer and served in the U.S.
Army at the rank of Sergeant during WWII. He was also a
member of the Church of Christ at Willow Grove and
Whitleyville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by
1
Grandchild
: Holly Mercer.

Survivors  include  
His  Wife:  Lois  “Flossie”  Mercer  of
Whitleyville,  TN;  
1  Son:  Dale  Mercer  and  wife, Betty of
Gainesboro, TN;  
1  Daughter: Brenda and husband, Jeff
Raines of Gainesboro, TN;
4 Grandchildren: Rachel and
husband, Teddy  Ragland,  Jonathan  Mercer  and  wife,
Jennifer, Derek Raines, and Jessica Raines; and
4 Great-
Grandchildren
: Peyton Ragland, Hannah Ragland, Mason
Rector, and Morgan Rector. Other relatives and friends also
survive.

Memorial donations may be made to the Pharris Cemetery by
contacting the funeral home.
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