Willie W. Mercer

  • BORN: November 27, 1943
  • DIED: October 7, 2017
  • LOCATION: Holly Ridge, Louisiana

Funeral services for Willie W. Mercer, 73, of Holly Ridge, LA were held at 2:00 PM, Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the West New Home Baptist Church, Holly Ridge, LA with Bro. Michael Griffith, Bro. Cecil Herrington, and Bro. Charles Herrington officiating. Interment was in the Bethel Cemetery, Holly Ridge, LA under the direction of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville.

Mr. Willie was born November 27, 1943 in Tallulah, LA and passed away Saturday, October 7, 2017 in Rayville, LA. Mr. Willie is preceded in death by his parents, William and Maudie Mercer; daughter, Teresa Stephens; grandson, Chris "Pee Wee" Mercer; and 4-sisters.

Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Ruth Mercer of Holly Ridge; son, Bo Mercer and wife, Kathy of Oak Grove and Shannon Mercer and wife, Charlene of Holly Ridge; grandchildren, Jennifer Mercer of Holly Ridge, Tina Lawson and husband, Bradley of Holly Ridge, Amos Mercer of Oak Grove, Stephanie Stephens of Holly Ridge, Chelsea Stephens of Holly Ridge, and Clint Mercer and wife, Emily of Start; 12-great grandchildren; brother, William J. Mercer, Jr. and wife, Shirley of Pioneer; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Pallbearers were Shannon Maxwell, Alton Guthrie, David Guthrie, Brad Robinson, Earl Davis, Jr., and Bud Davis..

  • October 09, 2017
    5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Brown-Holley Funeral Home
  • 603 Francis St.
  • Rayville, LA 71269
  • (318) 728-4167
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Funeral Service
  • October 10, 2017
    2:00 PM
  • West New Home Baptist Church
  • 1799 Hwy 134
  • Rayville, LA 71269
  • (318) 728-3865
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“ Love you Uncle Willie I'm sorry I'm not there to say goodbye. I will always be you Feather ”

Posted by: FEATHER HEATHER Davis - LA

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