Mrs. Pierce was a native of Pulaski, and daughter of the late John A. and Louise Francis. She was a housewife and member of the Hickory Heights Church of Christ. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four siblings, Doris Peden, Linda Weatherman, infant sister Glenda Francis, and brother Charles Francis.
She leaves behind her husband of 65 years, Cordell Pierce of the Mooresville Community; one daughter, Marsha (Tony) Lancaster of Lewisburg; one son, David (Kelly) Pierce of Houston, Texas; brother, John Francis of Spring Hill; five grandsons, Jason, Matt, and Evan Lancaster, David Pierce Jr. and Branson Pierce; one granddaughter, Rachel Pierce; and six great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted by minister Joe Corley on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from the chapel of London Funeral Home, followed by burial in the Maplewood Cemetery in Pulaski.
London Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.