Mercedes Tamayo Rodriguez, 58, of Bragg City, Mo., passed away Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011, at her residence.
Born Jan. 29, 1953, in Havana, Cuba, daughter of Ricardo Perez and Carmen Matos Perez, she was a homemaker.
She married Nelson Tamayo Rodriguez in Kennett.
Survivors include her husband, Nelson Rodriguez, of Bragg City; one son, Ismael Cardenas Perez, of Havana; one daughter, Yolaines Arisman, of Cardwell, Mo.; three sisters, Irma Matos, Yasmie and Odale Perez, all of Havana; three grandchildren, Johangy Cardenas Perez, of Havana, and Tristan Xavier and Gavin Connor Arisman, both of Cardwell, and a host of other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 17, at Abiding Peace Church in Kennett.
Bradshaw Funeral Home of Kennett is in charge of arrangements.