Mary Jo Mercer

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Mary Jo Mercer

June 13, 2018

Mary Jo Mercer Mary Jo (Peggy) Mercer, daughter of the late Beulah Galmish O'Dell and the late Bernard L. O'Dell died Wednesday (June 13, 2018) at her residence surrounded by her family.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Alexis and Michael Barnes of Shinnston; a brother and sister-in-law, Bernard and Barbara O'Dell of Cunningham Road; Four grandchildren, Miranda Barnes of Buckhannon, Dee Cayton and husband Tim of Weston, Mike Barnes and wife Shari of Shinnston, and Mitch Barnes and wife Jaime of Lumberport; eight great-grandchildren, Emma and Lillie Cayton, Mia Rae and Beckett Barnes, Brody, Aiden, Cullin and Ellison Barnes; five stepsisters, Mindy Shingleton, Linda Hickman, Libby Hildreth, Martha Salerno and Mary Osborne; two step brothers, David Davis and Tom Moore; and a special niece, Lisa Reese of Bridgeport.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James C. Mercer; sister and brother-in-law Patty and Eugene "Cheuch" Lopez; and a special nephew, David Lopez.
Peggy taught school in West Virginia, Virginia, and South Carolina ending her career at Bridgeport.
Friends will be received from 2-7:30 p.m. Friday at the Harmer Funeral Home, Shinnston. A funeral service will follow at 7:30 p.m. Friday with Pastor Kevin Nuzum officiating.
Online memorials and condolences may be made to
A service of Harmer Funeral Home, 300 Pike St., Shinnston, WV.
Published on June 13, 2018
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