The Union Recorder

January 15, 2014

Harry "Buddy" Mercer

The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Mr. Harry "Buddy" Mercer, 77, passed away Monday, Jan. 13, 2014.

Funeral services will be conducted 2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014 at The Ebenezer Baptist Church with the Rev. Bill Thigpen officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church from 1 until the service hour.

Mr. Mercer was a native of Wilkinson County, had lived a number of years in Florida, and for the past 24 years had lived in Wilkinson County. He was the son of the late Ernest and Amanda Mercer Carnes and was a retired carpenter.

He is survived by his children, Earnest (Paula) Mercer of Altama Springs, Fla. and Tonya Martinez; sister, Wanda (David) Smallwood; brother, Earl Carnes of Slocomb, Ala.; and a number of grandchildren.

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Williams Funeral Home of Gordon has charge of arrangements.