- ADVERTISEMENT -

Celebrity Obituaries

Review this week's trending celebrity news stories


Share This Obituary


Memories & Candles

“I was so sorry to learn of Mercer Lois passing. I remember her as being a very beautiful and sweet girl growing up in Waresboro, Ga. My prayers are...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Sylvia Jeffords Norris

“We are so sorry for your loss. The death of a love one can be extremely difficult to cope with. Many have found comfort in the many promises found in...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Mary Ann

“Melissa, Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. Should anyone need anything here in Tifton, please do not hesitate to call.. . . D ”
3 of 13 | Posted by: Dwana

“Deepest sympathy ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Robb Griffid

“My sympathy to you all during this time. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Melissa Brock

“Rest in peace my friend ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Jackie (Fullwood) Day

“Melissa, Charlie and I are so sorry to hear about your mother. Our sincere thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Charlie and Shelly Smith

“So sorry to hear about Mercer Lois passing. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family during this time. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Marilyn Jeffords O'Steen

“Greg, I am so sorry for your loss. As I have been thru this recently I know how hard the loss of your Mother is. Please know my thoughts and prayers...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Tammy Duncan

“Rest in Peace---my friend ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jackie (Fullwood ) Day - GA

“So sorry to hear of the death of Mercer Lois. I knew her as a beautiful young lady growing up in Waresboro. ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Freddy Dean

“I remember Mert and knew her daddy and his family all my life----So sad to hear of another passing in our Waresboro Community. ”
12 of 13 | Posted by: Sarah Cribb Williams

“So sorry Patsy and family....I know she had been quite ill the last several times I had seen her. She was a classmate and good friend all through...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Flo Lawhorne


Mrs. Mercer Lois "Mert" Jeffords, 72, died early Tuesday morning (March 31, 2015) at Cook Medical Center in Adel after an extended illness. She was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross where she worked in the banking industry for several years at First National Bank. She was affiliated with the Baptist faith. Mert is the daughter of the late Foden Jeffords and Rowena Mercer Spikes Jeter. She is preceded in death by one sister, Judith Tyre. Survivors include four children, Charles F. "Chuck" Devane, Jr. (Andrea) of Hot Springs, AR, Melissa "Sissy" Burgess (Jeff) of Fitzgerald, Pamela L. Dillard (Scott) of Adel, and Gregory "Greg" Tyre (Brittany) of Waycross; 10 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren; one sister, Pat Garrard (Marvin) of Watkinsville; and several nieces and nephews. A funeral service will be held 3 p.m. Friday (April 3, 2015) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Kettle Creek Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.

Funeral Home
MUSIC FUNERAL HOME
1503 Tebeau St Waycross, GA 31502
Tel. (912) 283-1414
Email Us

SEARCH OTHER SOURCES