Mercedes Chantell Preston, age 23 of Dayton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, March 1, 2022, surrounded by her loving family. She was born on August 20, 1998 in Dayton, Ohio. Mercedes was an employee of CompuNet Clinical Laboratory.
Preceded in death by her great grandparents Frugie & Bernard Warnick, Sheila & Harry Pannell, Lottie Mae Battles, and her God father Thomas Humphreys.
She is survived by her loving parents Angie Pannell & Anthony Wilcoxson, 2 brothers Zachary Pannell and fiancée Jade & Jalin Birdsong, 2 sisters Carmen Cooper and husband Aaron & Jada Birdsong, maternal grandparents Sherry and Tom Janes, & Randy Pannell, special uncle Caleb Janes, special cousin Tayshaun Kilgore, her partner Julius Johnson, 2 God mother’s Carolyn Clark & Denise Sexton, as well as numerous other family members and many friends.
A Gathering of Family & Friends will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2022 at the Swart Funeral Home, West Carrollton. If so, desired memorial contributions may be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton in Mercedes memory.
The family would like to express their thankfulness and gratitude to the Nurses on 3 South at Kettering Medical Center Main Campus for all of their care and love they gave to Mercedes.
Please share memories and condolences at www.swartfuneralhome.com. Expressions of Sympathy, Love, and Thinking of You cards may be sent to The Family of Miss Mercedes Preston, C/O Swart Funeral Home, 207 E. Central Ave., West Carrollton, Ohio 45449.
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