She was born on August 30, 1922 at Solo, Missouri, the daughter of Edgar and Bertha (Parmenter) West.
Twila worked hard all her life to provide for her children. Her family was very important to her, and she will be dearly missed by all those who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her brothers; and a son, James Mercer.
She is survived by her children, Robert Mercer of Rolla, Missouri, Judy Ogletree and husband Joe of Mtn. Grove, Missouri, Howard Mercer of Cabool, Teresa Mercer of Rolla, and Beth Mercer of Bartlesville, Oklahoma; as well as numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
No services are planned at this time. Arrangements were under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.