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Mercer, Christine G.

Mercer, Christine G. Age: 89

Passed Away: 2010-12-28

Funeral Home: Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors

Christine G. Mercer Christine G. Mercer, 89, passed away Dec. 28, 2010 in her home, located in Forest Park. Born in Midland City, Ala., she lived and raised her family in Forest Park, for the majority of her life. Christine was preceded in death by her husband, Buford O. Mercer, and is survived by four children and their spouses: Gail and Don Deyo, Richard and Pat Mercer, Becky and Randy Hawkins, Barry and Tammy Mercer; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. Christine had a close relationship with her seven siblings. She was preceded in death by siblings, Forest Glover, Ed Glover and Jane Coe, and is survived by siblings, Martha Durrance, Lila Mae Woods, Dick Glover and Ray Glover, and close family friends, Ross and Doris Barnett. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Forest Park, where she sang in the choir, taught Sunday School, worked in the nursery, and participated in the women's ministry. She will be remembered as a loving and thoughtful mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend. Funeral services will be held Sunday, Jan. 2, at 2 p.m., at the First Baptist Church of Forest Park. Interment will follow at Sherwood Memorial Park, and Dr. Reed Crumbliss will officiate. The family will receive friends Sunday at the church from 1 p.m., until service time. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made, in Christine's name, to Mission Forest Park, c/o First Baptist Church of Forest Park, 634 Main St., Forest Park, Ga. 30297-1843. Thomas L. Scroggs Funeral Directors, Morrow, is in charge of arrangements, (770) 961-2828.