The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

October 16, 2013

Mercer, 90


Enid News & Eagle

— Leota Mercer will celebrate her 90th birthday with a come-and-go reception for family and friends 2-4 p.m. Saturday at 410 Crestwood in North Enid.

Leota was born a twin on Oct. 17, 1923, in Wichita, Kan., the daughter of Curtis G. and Cloa E. Payne.

She and Elmer Mercer were married March 21, 1942.

Her children are Vonnie Mercer, Darlene Long, and Debbie and Jerry Venable, all of Enid; Ron and Lil Mercer, Washington; the late Anita Dorsey; and the late Leroy Mercer. She has numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.