T-Mo (Thelma Ann) Mertz
January 10, 1932 - February 10, 2022
Casa Grande- T-Mo (Thelma Ann) Mertz passed away peacefully in Casa Grande, AZ, February 10, 2022. Born in Port Allan, LA, January 10, 1932, she was the 5th of 9 children.
She is survived by her husband Rick Mertz and her closest and best friend sister Shirley (Mami) Pecquet of Prairieville, LA and sister Azelia Efferson of Bossier City, LA.
She modeled, trained models, and held fashion shows. She was also an executive secretary to several CEOs of major companies. After moving to Aransas Pass, Texas, she owned a successful dress shop named T-Mo's. Her first husband Donald preceded her in death. She married Rick Mertz, a homebuilder, and greatly assisted him in building. Having moved to Fountain Hills, AZ in 1996, she continued to help him home building and was very active in the Woman's Club. After a brief return to Texas, she resided in Casa Grande. She will best be remembered for her quick wit, smile, and friendly personality.
No services are planned at this time.