Ethel Lillian is one of five children born to Walter and Alice Jones on November 28, 1934 in Burleson County, Texas.
Ethel Lillian received Christ as her Lord and Savior at a young age.
In 1955 she united in Holy Matrimony with her beloved George Mercer, Jr. The couple relocated to Seguin, TX with their first child, a son, Darrell George. There, the small family was blessed with an additional child, a daughter, Sharita Lynette. The couple enjoyed an active social, church and community life during their 37 years of marriage until death did they part.
Sister Mercer is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers: Carl, James Willie, and Cordis, Sr; her sisters: Elma Marie Jones-Young, and Alma Marie; her daughter Sharita Lynette Mercer; and her loving husband, George Mercer, Jr.
Ethel Lillian leaves to cherish and celebrate her memory one son, Darrell George ‘Sonny’ Mercer and a daughter-in-love, Mary Ann Ewing-Mercer in Plano, TX; Six grandsons: Asaad, Chance, Christopher, Derrick, Jermaine, and Kevin; nine great grandchildren; one new great, great grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends across the state of Texas and the USA.
A funeral will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, 1216 Detroit St., College Station, Tx, 77840.