Harry Pierce, 94, Bonnie, died 4:10 p.m. Nov. 13, 1999, at
St. Mary’s/Good Samaritan, Mt. Vernon.
Mr. Pierce worked in the Mt. Vernon car shops, then retired from farming.
He was born Dec. 15, 1904, in Bonnie, a son of William Franklin and Cora
(Knowles) Pierce. His wife, Janice (Brumfield) Pierce, survives.
Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Bethel Memorial Cemetery,
Mt. Vernon, with the Rev. Dr. Jimmie Fitzjerrells officiating. Those
attending the service are asked to go directly to the cemetery. There will
be no visitation. Johnston Funeral Home, Mt. Vernon, is in charge of the
In addition to his wife, Mr. Pierce is survived by two sons, Bill Pierce and
wife JoAnn of Bonnie and Donald Pierce and wife Brenda of Mt. Vernon; a
daughter, Darleen Allen and husband Lowell of Bonnie; three stepsons, Kenneth
Brumfield and wife Marsha of Belle Rive, Kevin Brumfield of Vernon and Kelly Joe
Brumfield of Bonnie; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; one
great-great-grandson; and two nieces. Mr. Pierce was preceded in death by his
parents; his first wife, Dora Mae (Upton) Pierce; three sons, Larry Dean, John
Robert and Harry Lynn; one brother; and three sisters.