(R.N.) Passed away suddenly but peacefully at her residence on Sunday, February 25th, 2018, Mercedes Jones, age 71 years. Predeceased by her parents, William and Hannah Manning, daughter Christine Barnes, sister, Barbara Manning. Leaving to mourn her son Randy Barnes (Caroline), Alberta; loving granddaughter Sophia; Randyís father Albert; 2 sisters: Anita Coutu (Bill) and Margie Wilkins (Nels); brother Bill Manning (Violet); nieces and nephews: Tina Delahunty, Billy Manning, Charles and Michael Coutu, Richard Wilkins, Laura Shea and Susan Wilkins Kavanagh; great-nieces and nephews: Kieran Delahunty, Ethan, Ally and Owen Wilkins, Matthew and Michael Kavanagh and Abby Shea; Mercedes will be remembered for her laughter and her big heart. Resting at Carnellís Funeral Home, 329 Freshwater Road from 2-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Tuesday, March 6th. Cremation to follow. Funeral will take place on Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. from the Carnell Memorial Chapel. Inurnment to follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted or donations in her memory may be made to the SPCA. To send a message of condolence, please visit www.carnells.com.