Merced “Mercy” Garcia Fierro passed away on July 7, 2021 in Odessa, TX.
Memorial services will be held on Thursday, July 15, 2021 in Odessa, TX with Fr. Frank Chavez of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church officiating. A rosary will begin at 9:30am with a mass to follow at 10:00am. Mercy will later be laid to rest in Presidio, TX.
Mercy was born in Alpine, TX on November 5, 1958. She was raised in Presidio, TX. She is a graduate of Presidio High School and attended Sul Ross State University. Mercy dedicated her professional career to working in social services and retired from Permian Basin Workforce Solutions. Mercy is known for her kindness and unyielding service to others. She had a strong interest in her ancestry, and spent her summers as a youth volunteering at Big Bend National Park where some of her ancestors once resided and where her father worked as a Park Ranger. Mercy was a humble servant of the Lord and impacted many lives through her empathy, support, and guidance she shared to help others prosper.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Roberto G. Fierro.
She is survived by two daughters, Iris Fierro and Myra Smedley; a son-in-law Jared Smedley; two grandchildren, Adam and Sofia; as well as many beloved family and friends.