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Katherine Gail (Mercer) Osborne

February 18, 1958 ~ May 20, 2018 (age 60)

Mrs. Katherine Gail Mercer Osborne, age 60, of Polkton, NC passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018 at CMC Main in Charlotte, NC.

A Celebration of Life for Gail will be held Thursday, May 24, at 4:00 PM at Peachland United Methodist Church, officiated by Reverend Angel Christ. The family will receive friends after the service.

Mrs. Osborne was born on February 18, 1956, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, a daughter of Ruth F. Mercer and the late John Traywick Mercer. She was a licensed nurse practitioner who also enjoyed her work as a sales representative in retail. Gail was very active in church and believed in being a positive influence in every child's life. She was a tutor at Peachland Polk Elementary School and also a Girl Scout Leader. 

Survivors include her daughter, Amy Marie Osborne, her son, Christopher Traywick Mercer; her mother, Ruth F. Mercer, her brother, James David Mercer, her niece, Paige Mercer, and her nephew, Tyler Mercer and wife Courtney. Survivors also include her grandchildren; Zachary, Jaylin, Miracle, and Jackie.

In addition to her father, Gail was also preceded in death by her sister, Rebecca Brown, and her brother, Vernon Mercer.

Although flowers are appreicated, the family requests that memorials in Gail's honor be sent to the Peachland Lamplighters, P.O. Box 330, Peachland, NC 28133.

Davis Funeral Service of Monroe is honored to be serving the family of Mrs. Osborne. An online guest register book is available to view and sign at


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