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Kitty Mercer

September 4, 2018
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Mrs. Kitty Mercer, 78, of Fountain City, passed away on Tuesday, September 4 at Reid Health.
   She was born on March 5, 1940 in Cincinnati, Ohio to John T. and Clara Metcalf Ellis, both of whom preceded her in death. She was a 1958 graduate of Richmond High School. She was united in marriage to Harold Mercer 56 years ago on August 3, 1962.
   Kitty enjoyed a career with GTE Verizon from 1977-2002. She loved to watch her grandchildren compete and perform in their activities and dog-sitting. She was an avid Indiana Pacers fan.
   Kitty will be missed by her husband, Harold; children, Traci Ross and her husband, Rick, Kerri Silvers and her husband, Jack, Mike Mercer and his wife, Megan; grandchildren, Cory Ross and his fiancée, Erin Necessary, Jordan Ross, Jarod Silvers and his wife, Emily, Connor Silvers, Jagger Silvers, Lainey Mercer and Paxson Mercer; great-grandchildren, Parker Ross, Harlow Ross, Kennedy Beaty, Easton Silvers and Charleigh Silvers; sister, Pat Byrket and her husband, Jerry.
   Pastor David Anderson will conduct a funeral ceremony at 12:00 noon on Saturday, September 8, at the Smith-McQuiston & Webster Funeral Home, 321 US 27, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
   Family and friends may gather for visitation from 10:00 a.m.–12:00 noon on Saturday, September 8, at the funeral home.
   Memorial contributions are encouraged for the American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46278 or online at
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