Virginia Mercer

October 4, 1930December 5, 2018

Virginia Mercer, age 88 passed away Wednesday, December 5, 2018. Born in Wortham, Texas, she worked at the Huntsville Walgreens for many years and was a long time member of the American Legion and of the Madisonville Republican Party. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, George William Mercer and son, Allan Mercer. Survived by daughter, Claryce Mercer and husband Andy Kirby; sister, Joy Baggerly; niece, Leola Casey; and other relatives.

Visitation will be held 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m., Monday, December 10, 2018 at Earthman Resthaven Funeral Home, 13102 North Freeway, Houston, Texas 77060. The Celebration of Life Funeral Service will then be at 2:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Earthman Resthaven. Interment will follow at Earthman Resthaven Cemetery.


  • Visitation Monday, December 10, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Funeral Service Monday, December 10, 2018
  • Interment Monday, December 10, 2018

Virginia Mercer

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Linda (Casey) Kustra

December 8, 2018

As a child I remember riding in and calling Aunt Virginia's BMW a teenager's car because it was cute and small. We went to someone's house (I don't remember whose) but we all spent the night and I got to sleep in a feather bed with Gt. Grandmother Sterling who kept me up all night snoring. Actually, it was a fun time. I also recollect a fond time when all the family ate watermelon outside in the rain at Aunt Leola's house and Allen, Claryce and me had a watermelon seed spitting contest. What a great time!