LOUISA LUCILLE CLARK MERCER

LOUISA LUCILLE CLARK MERCER, DAUGHTER OF CHARLES WILLIAM AND LIZZIE JANE ROACH WARNER, WAS BORN OCTOBER 26, 1925 IN WORTH COUNTY, MISSOURI. SHE DEPARTED THIS LIFE ON JANUARY 12, 2008 IN THE GREATER REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER IN CRESTON, IOWA.

LUCILLE ATTENDED SCHOOL AT MOUNT AYR, IOWA AND LATER COMPLETED HER G.E.D. WHICH WAS A GREAT ACCOMPLISHMENT OF WHICH SHE WAS VERY PROUD. SHE WORKED MANY YEARS AS A WAITRESS AND IN FOOD SERVICE. SHE RECEIVED GREAT PLEASURE IN BAKING, RAISING FLOWERS AND BEING A MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER. SHE HAD A GRAND COLLECTION OF DOLLS SHE ENJOYED. SHE WAS VERY HAPPY  TO HAVE CROCHETED AFGHANS FOR ALL OF HER GRANDCHILDREN.

LUCILLE MARRIED ROY CLARK ON SEPTEMBER 10, 1945. SIX CHILDREN WERE BORN TO THIS UNION. ON SEPTEMBER 29, 1974 SHE AND DARREL MERCER WERE UNITED IN MARRIAGE IN MOUNT AYR. THIS UNION BROUGHT THREE MORE CHILDREN TO HER FAMILY. THEY MOVED TO SHELL KNOB, MISSOURI IN 1978 AND RETURNED TO BLOCKTON, IOWA IN APRIL 2007 TO ENJOY LIFE WITH THEIR MANY CHILDREN, GRANDCHILDREN AND GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.

PROCEEDING LUCILLE IN DEATH WERE HER PARENTS; BROTHERS, HAROLD, DON AND ROY WARNER; SISTERS, LORENE BRENIZER, DORIS THOMAS, RUBY McCOY AND LOLA WEBB.

LEFT TO CHERISH HER MEMORY ARE HUSBAND, DARREL; SONS BOB (PAT) CLARK OF PHOENIX, AZ.; JERRY (NANCY) CLARK OF DIAGONAL, IOWA; ROBERT (LOUISA) MERCER OF DIAGONAL, IOWA; DONNIE CLARK OF MOUNT AYR, IOWA AND STEVE (BARB) CLARK OF DIAGONAL, IOWA; DAUGHTERS JUANITA (JUNIOR) ADAMS OF MOUNT AYR, IOWA; BETTY  (DAN) JOHNSON OF BERRYVILLE, AR.; PATTY (MIKE) ROWE OF SHERIDAN, MO. AND DIANE (RON) STEPHENSON OF ELDON, IOWA; 22 GRANDCHILDREN AND 17 GREAT-GRANDCHILDREN.

SERVICES WERE CONDUCTED AT WILSON-WATSON & ARMSTRONG FUNERAL HOME IN MOUNT AYR, IOWA ON JANUARY 15, 2008 AT 2 P.M. WITH REV. RAYMOND DOSER AND REV. SANDY MERCER OFFICIATING. MUSICIANS WERE DEBBIE CANNON, MARY DAVENPORT AND MARGARET BICKERS.

CASKET BEARERS WERE ANDY CLARK, DUANE ADAMS, ROB CLARK, JOSHUA ROBERTSON, NICK JOSLIN AND ROBERT MERCER JR.

HONORARY PALLBEARERS WERE SAM ADAMS, CHARLES ADAMS, JOHNATHAN RILEY, GEORGE THURMAN, ESTHER ROSE MERCER, KEVIN CLARK, GARY CLARK AND ANGELA STEVER.

LUCILLE WAS LAID TO REST IN THE DIAGONAL CEMETERY IN DIAGONAL, IOWA.

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