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Lottie Mercer Mathis

February 4, 1921 ~ October 23, 2020 (age 99)

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Mrs. Lottie Hickerson Mercer Mathis, 99, of Linden passed away Friday October 23, 2020 at Lewis County Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born in Linden to the late Jadie Hickerson and Oma Dabbs Hickerson. She was a retired Nurses Aide, having worked at Perry County Hospital and Decatur County Hospital. She was a member of the Linden United Methodist Church and enjoyed gardening and Crocheting. She especially enjoyed babysitting her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husbands Carl Mercer and Garland Mathis, infant sons Leslie Davis and James Paul Mercer, sisters Hettie Churchwell, Olean Mercer and Pauline Dunn, a brother Melvin Hickerson and a son-in-law Dwaine Bullock.

Survivors include a daughter Peggy Bullock, a son Harold (Cynthia) Mercer, grandchildren Rodney (Traci) Bullock, Marty (Kim) Bullock, Michelle (Michael) Hamm, Megan (Justin) Horner and Eric (Kelli) Mercer, 9 great-grandchildren, sisters Bernice Mercer and Mary Dean Marlin and a host of other loving family members and many friends. 

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October 24, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

Funeral Service
October 25, 2020

1:30 PM
Young Funeral Home
25 Buffalo River Heights Road
Linden, TN 37096

October 25, 2020

2:00 PM
Dr. O.A. Kirk Memorial Cemetery
564 Old Highway 13 SOUTH
Linden, TN 37096

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