Doris T. Mercer, age 90 of Brandenburg, KY, passed away in Corydon, IN on Sunday, May 17, 2020.

She was born in Sample, KY on July 15, 1929, daughter of the late Hubert Hosey and Lou Effie Dowell Tate. Also preceding her in death were her husband, Robert Merl Mercer; sisters, Helen Newby, Vivian Armes, and Edna Pate; grandchildren, infant Joe Mark Redmon, Abby Mercer, Justin Mercer, and Gaylin Roberts.

Doris was a member of The Church of the Nazarene in Brandenburg where she served as a pianist and a long time treasurer. She was a homemaker and a caregiver of her grandchildren whom she loved very much.

She is survived by her children: Robert L. Mercer of Brandenburg, Gayla (Mark) Redmon of Brandenburg, Linda (Mark) Hannah of Louisville, and Susie (David) Benham of Brandenburg; 20 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at the Bruington-Jenkins-Sturgeon Funeral Home on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 from 3-8:00 P.M. following the guidelines set forth by the governor. Please be patient as the number of people allowed in the building will be limited and closely monitored, no food or beverages will be allowed and people are asked to keep the social distancing while visiting. Funeral services will be private to allow as many of the family members to be present as possible. Burial will follow in Cap Anderson cemetery next to her husband.

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