Barbara L. (Mason) Mercer, age 77, passed away Friday, March 30, 2012 in Columbus.
“We lost our mother, grandmother and most loyal friend, her unconditional love sustained us all.”
Barbara was born May 25, 1934 in Jackson, to the late Wesley and Genevieve (Garthee) Mason. On July 19, 1952, she married Don Mercer who preceded her in death in December of 2009.
She is survived by her three children, Teresa (Charles) Evans, Angela (Al) Eisnaugle, and Scott (Gina) Mercer; six grandchildren, Corey, Carlee, Amber, Chalee, and “the boys” as she always called them, Jacob and Zachary. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, Drehley, Jaselyn, Kaiden, Tatum, Reagan, Callie, Mileigh and Evan, and one great-great-granddaughter, Zoe; and three sisters, Joy (Paul) Snow, Carolyn (Gab) Downey, Glora (Ron) Miller.
“She loved her family and friends and always enjoyed a good card game wherever and whomever would play. We will miss you dreadfully, but may we all have a life so well lived with laughter and love.”
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at the Eisnaugle-Lewis Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Fairmount Cemetery. Friends may call Tuesday from 11 a.m. until the time of the funeral. Online condolences may be sent to www.e-k-lewisfuneral.com.