07/19/09 — ELSIE C. MERCER

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Dec. 5, 1919-July 17, 2009

RALEIGH -- Elsie C. Mercer, 89, passed away Friday at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

A graveside service will be held Monday at 11 a.m. Elmwood Cemetery in Fremont. Visitation will be today from 4 until 6 p.m. at Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home in Fremont.

Mrs. Mercer was born on Dec. 5, 1919, in Wayne County to the late Eli and Emily Pipkin Carter. She was a veteran of the United States Navy and retired from the State of N.C. Department of Labor after 31 years.

She is survived by a sister, Rosa C. West of Pikeville; and a nephew, Stan West and wife, Debra, of Fremont.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter H. Mercer Sr.

Condolences may be posted at www.shackleford-howell.com.


Published in Obituaries on July 19, 2009 8:17 AM