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Olive Mercer, Known as Budha, Dies at 61

July 22, 2005 – Olive Mercer, better known as "Budha," died at The Myrah Keating Smith Health Center on St. John. She died on July 16, at age 61.
She is survived by her husband Reginald Mercer; two sons: Ulric Christian and Elvis Christian and a daughter, Earlyn Christian. She is also survived by eight brothers: Glassford, Leslie, Delwin, Edwin, Ottley, Julian, Justin, and Roy-Elton Mercer and four sisters: Phyllis Mercer, Agnes Mercer-Dayton, Alice Mercer and Marilyn Penn-Smith. Other survivors include four grandsons: Shamoy, Arishaun, D'Anjou and Xalique Christian and many relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The viewing will be July 26, from 9-10 a.m. and the service will follow at 10 a.m. Both will be at St. John's Methodist Church on St. John. Interment will be at Cruz Bay Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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