Alice Fay Mercer, 85, of Waxahachie passed away Saturday, March 5, 2011, in Lancaster. She was born to the late James W. and Arrie M. Wafer Culver on April 27, 1925, in Palmer, Texas.

Alice was an accomplished seamstress and loved sewing, especially for her family. She enjoyed cooking, canning and helping Henry on their farm. The moments she enjoyed most were spending time with her family, especially Henry and all of her nieces and nephews.

She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Henry Mercer of Waxahachie; her sister, Mattie Elizabeth Caldwell of Ferris; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, three sisters, a brother and also by her twin brother, Ellis Ray Culver.

Services to celebrate her life are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at the Pat Boze Memorial Chapel of Wayne Boze Funeral Home, Waxahachie. Interment will follow at Waxahachie City Cemetery.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6-8 p.m. Monday, March 7, 2011, at Wayne Boze Funeral Home.