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Mrs. Mercer

The Jones County News of Gray, Georgia

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JULIETTE: Christine Mason Mercer, 95, passed away Sunday, Oct. 18, 2015. Funeral services are being held at 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 21, at East Juliette Baptist Church, with burial in the church cemetery. The Revs. Mark Goolsby and Stanley Harrell are officiating. The family is greeting friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Mercer, the daughter of the late Bynum Beeland and Isabelle Johnson Beeland, was born Dec. 25, 1919, in Macon. Her husband, George Seaborn Mason Sr., and her son, George Seaborn Mason Jr., preceded her in death. She retired from Bibb Company and was a member of East Juliette Baptist Church.

Survivors include her children, Karen (Glen) McMichael and Melba (David) Stark of Juliette; daughter-in-law, Renee (Scott) Cochran of Forsyth; 14 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to East Juliette Baptist Church, P.O. Box 250, Juliette, GA 31046 or to Juliette UnitedMethodist Church, P.O. Box 31, Juliette, GA 31046.

The family may be contacted at the residence of Karen and Glen McMichael, 1759 Round Oak Juliette Road, Juliette, GA 31026.

The family would like to express their sincere thanks to the many caregivers.

Monroe County Memorial Chapel in Forsyth has charge of arrangements. Please visit to express tributes.

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Original Publication Date: October 21, 2015

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