December 31, 2020
Nina Mercer McDonald Tinkle, 89, of Magnolia, Texas, passed away on December 31, 2020, in Houston, Texas. Nina was born on June 8, 1931 in Elysian Fields, Texas, to Bert and Mattie Mae (Woodley) Mercer. She attended Elysian fields High School where she was a member of the basketball team. She graduated in 1949. Nina loved the Lord, and accepted Christ at the age of 17, while spending time in a pea patch. She fell in love and married Donald Hugh McDonald, on March 15. They resided in Beaumont, Brookland and later on in Magnolia, Texas. They were the owners of Kampus Korner in Beaumont, for many years. Nina and Don were married for 48 years and were blessed with 2 children. Nina was widowed in 2000, and in 2003 she married Leonard John Tinkle of Magnolia, Texas. They were together for 6 years until his death in 2009. Nina enjoyed cooking, sewing, going to Church, gardening and watching her flowers grow. She loved the Lord, her children, her family and her friends. She had one of the most generous hearts and would make people smile with her sweet voice. Nina is survived by her children, Kathy Wheeler and husband, Hiram, John McDonald and wife, Jeanne. Grandchildren, Cassandra Wheeler, Jacob Wheeler and wife, Kristen, Wendy Martin and husband, Lawrence, Jessica Fenley and husband, Cody, Tiffany Randolph and husband, John, Bobby Clark and wife, Karrie. Great Grandchildren, Tessa Wheeler, Warren Hill, Adrianne Hill, Kahlan Martin, Lauren Martin, Johnathan Martin, Owen Fenley, Ava Fenley, Ethan Randolph, Greyson Randolph, Brandon Clark, and Cameron Clark. Siblings, BW Mercer and wife, Mary Frances, Ella Mae Pierce, Jimmy Mercer and Betty Railey and husband, Jack. Numerous nieces and nephews. Special niece Freida Moore and husband, Joe. Best friend Laura Shaver and husband, Billy. Special Friends Stella and Nolan O'neil. Countless other friends and acquaintances. Nina is preceded in death by by her parents Bert and Mattie Mae Mercer, husband Donald Hugh McDonald, husband Leonard Tinkle, siblings, Louise Burt, Marie Voyles, Sybil McDaniel, Henry Bell Mercer and Joe Bailey Mercer. The Addison family and staff of Magnolia Funeral Home extend condolences to her family and friends during this difficult time.
Nina Mercer McDonald Tinkle, 89, of Magnolia, Texas, passed away on December 31, 2020, in Houston, Texas. Nina was born on June 8, 1931 in Elysian Fields, Texas, to Bert and Mattie Mae (Woodley) Mercer. She attended Elysian fields High School... View Obituary & Service Information
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