Ruth A. Mercer, 74, St. Augustine, passed away on Nov. 23, 2010, at the Earl B. Hadlow Center for Caring in Jacksonville.
She was born to Virginia and Guy Adcock on April 12, 1936, in Baltimore, Md., and had lived here in St. Augustine for the past 20 years. She was a member of Grace United Methodist Church, and she loved her church family.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Nov. 29, 2010, at Grace United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Doug Clewis and the Rev. James I. Reeher officiating.
Flowers are gratefully declined, and those wishing may make a contribution in her memory to Community Hospice of NE Florida, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257.
She is survived by her husband of 55 years, Robert A. "Bob" Mercer, St. Augustine; two sons, Steve Mercer, Guy Mercer and his wife, Ruampon "Pete," all of Houston, Texas; one sister, Carolyn Little, and her husband, Bill, St. Augustine; and many other family members, neighbors and friends who love her.
She was preceded in death by a son, Robert A. Mercer Jr.
St. Johns Family Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.