LaVerne Mercer

LaVerne Mercer


LaVerne Mercer, age 97, of Silverton, passed away, Wednesday, November 2, 2016. Funeral service was Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., at the First Baptist Church in Silverton with GJ Walton officiating. Interment followed at the Silverton Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home.

LaVerne Mercer received her wings to make her journey to the gates of heaven. She was born May 14, 1919 to William Ace and Mollie Virginia Rowell.  LaVerne married Frank Mercer on June 30, 1937.  They were engaged in farming. She was a member of the First Baptist Church for over 70 years.

She is survived by her children, Gail Arnold of Silverton, John Mercer of Oklahoma City, Sandra Barrentine, and Peggy Chase of Abilene, along with 11 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren, and 23 great-great grandchildren.

She is preceded by her husband, Frank Mercer, 3 grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild.

Memorials may be made to the Silverton Cemetery and or the First Baptist Church of  Silverton Texas or the charity of your choice.

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