Helen Mercer

MERCER, Helen E., 74, of Wheeling, W.Va., died Monday, February 25, 2013 in Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling.

She was born September 21, 1938, in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Charles and Della Grimm Mercer.

Helen was a retired employee Wheeling Downs and a member of Allen Grove Presbyterian Church, Sherrard, W.Va.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.

Surviving are a daughter, Deborah Mercer of Wheeling; a grandson, Joseph (Alena) Palmer of Shadyside, Ohio; a great-granddaughter, Aryan Malaya; four sisters, Betty Locust of Mozart, Harriet Anderson of Texas, Louise Stead of Las Vegas, Jo Ann Mercer of South Wheeling; and a niece, Penny Schmitt and family of Bellaire.

There will be no visitation or service. Interment in Allen Grove Church Cemetery.

Arrangements by Altmeyer Funeral Home, 1400 Eoff Street, Wheeling.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.altmeyer.com.