Marjorie (Dudley) Mercer, 98

Mrs. Marjorie Mercer 98, of Chadbourn passed on Friday, August 6, 2021. She was born in Columbus County, the daughter of the late George Clayton Dudley and Josephine Glavich Dudley. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elroy Mercer and a sister, Bonnie Fizer-Swangin.

Mrs. Mercer was a lifetime member of New Hope Baptist Church and a dedicated choir member. She accepted the Lord as her savior in 1938. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and always dedicated to her family. She was hard working on her farm. She had a passion for bird watching and gardening.

She is survived by a daughter, Diana Mercer Collins of Whiteville; a son, Ronnie Mercer and wife, Patty of Chadbourn; grandchildren, Shannon Collins Sneddon and husband, John of Little river, Nicole Mercer Hopkins and husband, Geoffrey of Chadbourn; great grandchildren, Carmin Ray, Bryanna Ray Dadush, Isabella Mercer Hopkins; great great grandchildren, Ocean Dadush and Gabriel Dadush.

Her funeral service will be at 2:00 pm Sunday, August 8, 2021 at Peacock’s Columbus Memorial Park Mausoleum with Rev. Darrin Moore officiating.

Visitation will be at 1:00 – 2:00 pm Sunday, August 8, 2021 at Peacock Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to New Hope Baptist Church, 252 Rough & Ready Rd., Whiteville, NC 28472

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View a webcast of Marjorie’s funeral service on her obituary page at Access will be available after her service.

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