JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES

PANSY LENORA PIERCE
(includes photo)

Pansy Lenora PIERCE, 93, of Mt. Vernon died 5:15 p.m. Dec. 14, 2003, at
the home of her daughter in Mt. Zion. She was a homemaker. 

Mrs. PIERCE was born March 25, 1910, in Jefferson County to William 
Albert and Josephine (DALE) HUGHEY. She married Herbert PIERCE 
June 20, 1928, in Ewing. He died Jan. 1, 1976.

Funeral services were held 10 a.m. today at Hughey Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
The Rev. Michael KNIGHT officiated. Burial followed at Kirk Cemetery in Ina.
Mrs. PIERCE is survived by a son, Jerry D. PIERCE and wife Carleen of Mt. Vernon;
daughters JoAnne COX of Mt. Vernon, Joyce KNIGHT and husband Gilbert of Mt. Zion
and Dorothy Lee CAMPBELL of Orlando, Fla.; a sister, Afton JONES and husband Kenneth 
of Ina; ten grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; four great-great-grandchildren; 
three sisters-in-law, Edna HUGHEY, Theo HUGHEY and Helen HUGHEY; and several nieces 
and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two sons, William Jerry PIERCE 
and Herbert PIERCE Jr.; three brothers, Earl, Frank and Omer HUGHEY; three sisters, Aline
WILLS, Leota OATHOUT and Clara CRAWFORD; three grandsons, Robert Scott COX, Dudley
Ray PIERCE and Clifton Hugh PIERCE; and a great-granddaughter, Megan Renee GARRETT. 

Mrs. PIERCE was a member of East Side Baptist Church and the Jefferson
County Home Extension. She attended Bonnie High School. 

For those who wish,memorials may be made to the East Side Baptist Church and will be 
accepted at the funeral home or may be mailed to Hughey Funeral Home, P.O. Box 721, 
Mt. Vernon, IL 62864. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home,
where you may call 242-3348 for obituary information at any time.


Source: Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL 
Date: Thurs 18 Dec 2003
Submitted by JoAnn McGhee 
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