Thomasville Times Enterprise

Obituaries

November 24, 2012

Mercer L. Chason

THOMASVILLE —

Graveside services for Mercer Lamar Chason, 83, of Muscle Shoals, Ala., will be at 11 a.m., Monday, Nov. 26, 2012, at Greenwood Cemetery, Cairo. Dr. Ron McCaskill will officiate. Mr. Chason passed away on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012, at Glenwood Healthcare Inc., Florence, Ala. Mercer was survived by a daughter, Celeste Chason Whittle (Randy) of Florence, Ala.; and his son, Michael S. Chason of Alabaster, Ala.; one sister, Ione Grebinger of Cairo. He is preceded by his wife, Deborah Chason; three sisters, Jeanette DeVane, Luvoise Landen and Merle Bearden. Mr. Chason graduated from Clemson A & M College in 1952, commissioned as a second lieutenant and spent six months in Korea. He received his master’s in 1955, at Auburn when it was called Alabama Polytechnic Institute. In 1960, he received his agricultural PhD from the University of Missouri. He retired from TVA, and was a member at Woodmont  Baptist Church of Florence, Ala. Mercer enjoyed photography and golf. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Woodmont Baptist Church of Florence, Ala. Guests may sign the online register at www.clarkfuneral.com. — Clark Funeral Home

1
Text Only
Obituaries
Business Marquee
House Ads
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
AP Video
Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites Anti-violence Advocate Killed, but Not Silenced. Dempsey: Putin May Light Fire and Lose Control Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires
Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Poll

Do you believe Israel's invasion of Gaza is justified?

Yes
No
     View Results
Video
Sports Pulse
Must Read
Must Read