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Mercedes Tunson, 67, a native of Assumption Parish and a resident of Terrebonne Paris, died Monday, Nov. 12, 2012
Visitation will be at 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. Saturday at New Magnolia Baptist Church in Schriever. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. on Saturday at the church.
She is survived by one daughter, Bernadine Tunson; two sons, Zachary (Anna Washington) Tunson and Wesley Tunson; five brothers, Sterling, Willie, Raymond, Michael and Joseph Holmes; eight grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Tunson Sr.; her parents, Georgiana Lovely and Arthur Holmes Sr.; three sons, Donald, Spencer and Charles Tunson Jr.; four brothers, Leroy, Elmore, Jerome and Arthur Holmes Jr.; and seven sisters, Shirley Pharagood, Joyce McBride, Ruth Jones, Hilda Mitchell, and Marion, Lillie Mae and Rosetta Holmes.
She was a member of New Magnolia Baptist Church.
Kennedy Funeral Home in Raceland is in charge of arrangements.
Kennedy Funeral Home
318 Greenville Street
Raceland, LA 70394
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet on Nov. 16, 2012