JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
The Register-News, Mt Vernon, IL, Fri 1 March 2002 issue
ALVA PIERCY
(includes photo)
Alva PIERCY, 79, of Ina died 9:40 p.m. Feb. 27, 2002, at Mt. Vernon Care
Center. Mr. PIERCY was born Feb. 20, 1923, in Richview to Homer and Beulah
(KEMP) PIERCY. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Johnston
Funeral Home in Ina. Mr. PIERCY was survived by one son, Robert PIERCY and
wife Minnie of Ina; one daughter, Judith RAGAN of Pocahontas, Ark; six
grandchilden Tricia WINGFIELD and Carole KILMAN, both of Mt. Vernon, and
Steve RAGAN, Bobbie RAGAN, Jeff RAGAN and Shannon RAGAN, all of Ark.; six
great-grandchildren; two brothers, Norman Dean PIERCY and wife Marcie of
Calif., and Doug PIERCY and wife Pat of Centralia; and a sister-in-law,
Virginia PIERCY of Centralia.

Mr. PIERCY was a World War II veteran serving from 1943 to 1945. He was
awarded two Bronze Stars and served in the Western Pacific. He was preceded
in death by his parents; a daughter, Roxy Jo; a brother Charles PIERCY; and
a sister, Wanda KNOX. Johnston Funeral Home is assisting the family with
funeral arrangements and you may call 437-5335 for information.


 
 
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