Ruth Marie Mercer

Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.

28 Harding Avenue

Jackson, Ohio 45640

Phone: (740)286-2010

Fax: (740)286-5640

Email: lewisgillumfh@gmail.com


Ruth Marie Mercer, age 85, of Jackson, Ohio passed away Tuesday, December 8th, 2020 at Jenkins Care Community of Wellston, Ohio. She was born July 6th, 1935 in Coalton, Ohio to the late William and Helen Goheen.


She is survived by her sister, Nora (Dick) Spires; children: Bill (Debrah) Scherer, Melissa (Pete) Bopp, Trudi Browning, and Brad (Jonda) Dunn; grandchildren: Nate Scherer, Jennifer Garvin, Tammy Dixon, Joey Dixon, and Garrett Browning; several great-grandchildren; a niece, Vicki (Rodger) Lucas; and nephew, Mike (Liz) Ramey.


Private family services will be held under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Interment will be in Fairmount Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Central Ohio Chapter, 1379 Dublin Rd., Columbus, OH 43215. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.lewisgillum.com.