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Margaret Mercer - 75

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June 18, 2022

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Sebring, IN

Margaret Ann Mercer, age 75, passed away on Saturday, June 18, 2022 in Sebring, Florida. She was born on August 23, 1946 in Richmond, Indiana, the daughter of Dwight and Blanche (Merrell) Wardell. Margaret worked as a registered nurse. She graduated from Jackson Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in 1968. She was a member of the first AIDS response team at Baptist Hospital in Miami, Florida in 1988. She was an active member of the Jaycees, where she became state chairman of "Speak-Up," and was inducted as a Florida Congresswoman. Margaret was an Elder in the Presbyterian Church, USA, while she founded the Elder Socialization and Lunch Program at First Presbyterian Church in Dade City, Florida. Margaret is lovingly remembered by her three daughters, Elizabeth Wright Of Sebring, Florida, Rebecca Benevides of Sebring, Florida, and Christina Benevides of North Palm Beach, Florida, and her two granddaughters, Sarah Benevides of West Palm Beach, and Katherine Noonon, of Sebring, Florida. Margaret was predeceased by her brother, David Wardell, formerly of Portland, Oregon, and her parents, Dwight and Blanche Wardell, formerly of Jupiter, Florida. Arrangements entrusted to:Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home4001 Sebring ParkwaySebring, FL 33870Online condolences may be left at:www. stephensonnelsonfh. comTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of Margaret Ann Mercer, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store. There are no gallery images. #recaptcha-container label {display: none}Upload a PhotoLabel: *Image: *Gallery:Obituary Photos Required Confirmation: Upload Gallery Image