Alice Faye Nall Mercer, age 74, of Carthage passed away Sunday (February 16, 2014) at her home.

Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Wednesday at Emmanuel Baptist Church conducted by Pastor Eugene Ussery and Pastor John Chavis. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

A native of Moore County she was one of 11 children born to Jack and Alma Smith Nall. Faye graduated from Lenoir Community College with her CNA and worked as a private duty nurse for many years.

She was preceded in death by: her husband Billy Mercer and a daughter Brenda Stutts.

She is survived by: her children Tommy Stutts, Felicia Phillips and husband Lee, Billy Mercer and wife Cherri all of Carthage; sisters Elsie Nunnery of Carthage, Mary Brewer of Goldston; brother Gurney Nall of High Point; grandchildren Jason Blackburn and wife Heather, Whitney Blackburn, Tina McNeill and husband Chris, Mary Ann Cook and husband Waylon, Toni Payne and husband Eric, Philip Picerno, Brant Mercer and Kennedie Mercer; 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6:00 - 8:00 PM at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home and other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to: the American Cancer Society,


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  1. Faye was a very caring lady, kind and loving to those for whom she provided care. She will be missed. With prayers for comfort to the family and deepest sympathy for your loss.


  2. Billy,Cherri, Kennedie, and Brant:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!


    Lee, Wendy, Hannah, and Katelynn

  3. We just wanted to let you know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. May our dear Lord bless you with comfort and strength for the days ahead and His peace. Love, in Christ, Bill & Jayrene Maness

  4. We’re so sorry for your loss and want you to know how much Faye meant to our family. Her patience, kindness and witt will not be forgotten. Our prayers are with your family and may God give you peace.

    With Sympathy,

    Judy and Mickey Davi

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