Longtime Juneau resident Bunny Francine E. Mercer died Sept. 9, 2008, in Juneau. She was 68.
Born March 10, 1940, her favorite pastime was watching "Walker Texas Ranger." Her family said she was known as the "Tlingit Poet" and the lady with the loud voice and soft heart. She also enjoyed attending church at Salvation Army in Juneau.
She was preceded in death by her father, Herbert Mercer; and mother, Lottie Mercer.
She is survived by her daughters, Angelica V. Reynolds and husband, Todd, of Lafayette, La., Francine E. Ruby Brasseaux and husband, Kendall, and Charlotte M. Ruby Martin; grandchildren, Darain and Nyah Reynolds, James, Jeffrey and Michael Grenier, of Lewiston, Maine, Michael Mercer, of Juneau, Thomas James, Dylan and Cheyenne Martin, of Soldotna, and Michelle M. Guarino, of Boise, Idaho; great-granddaughter, Kaylee Grenier, of Lewiston, Maine; and brother, Richard Mercer.
Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at Salvation Army Church, 439 Willoughby Ave. Interment will take place at a later date, next to Lottie Mercer, where a marker will be placed at Evergreen Cemetery.