Originally created 01/19/00

Mr. Michael Mercer



OLAR, S.C. -- Mr. Michael "Tony" Mercer, 23, died Monday, Jan. 17, 2000, in Hickory, N.C.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Friday at Hilda Southern Methodist Church. Burial will be in Hilda First Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Mercer, a native of Aiken, was a graduate of Denmark-Olar High School. He was a member of Hilda Southern Methodist Church.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Cynthia and Cecil Towne, Olar; his father and stepmother, Ronald and Janice Mercer, Hilda; three brothers, Ronald Mercer Jr., Woodbridge, Va., Roy Hewitt, Japan, and Craig Counts, Hilda; five sisters, Barbara Glover, Denmark, Penny Mercer, Aiken, Becky Mercer, Hilda, and Pattie Mercer and Sandy Elkins, both of Olar; and his maternal grandmother, Inez Ferguson, Hilda.

Memorials may be made to Valley Nursing Center, 579 Third St., Taylorsville, NC 29802 or to Aiken Disabilities and Special Needs Board, P.O. Box 698, Aiken, SC 29802.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Mole Funeral Home, Barnwell.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 19, 2000