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Ora B. Piercy

  
Ora B. Piercy, 88, died at 7:20 p.m. June 23, 1990 at Rosewood Care Center 
in Swansea. 

Mrs.Piercy was born March 30, 1903, in Paragould, Ark., daughter of 
Alva and Hattie (Hamlin) Elliston, on June 24, 1918, in Mt. Vernon, she 
married Walter E. Piercy, who died July 18, 1982. 

Services will be 2:00p.m. Tuesday at Osborn Funeral Home in Dix with the 
Revs. Don Johnston and Gary Piercy, who is Mrs. Piercy's grandson.  Burial 
will follow in Boyd Cemetery. Friends may call after 6:00 p.m. today at the 
funeral home.

Mrs. Piercy is survived by five sons, Vernon R. Piercy and wife Dorothy of 
Livingston, Texas, Clarence E. Piercy of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Leroy Piercy 
and wife, Doris of Mt. Vernon, Bill E. Piercy and wife Doris of Tuscola, and 
Robert W. Piercy and wife, Marilyn, of Sugarland Texas: three daughters, 
Louise Bruce of Mt. Vernon, Katherine Toney of Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Robert (Elsie) 
Parker of Fairview Heights; one brother Walter Elliston of McLeansboro; three sisters, 
Mabel Harmon and Eula Brookman, both of Mt. Vernon, and Velma Mooney of Dix; 20 grandchildren 
and 29 great-grandchildren. 

Mrs. Piercy was a member of Boyd Pentecostal Church. 

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, one 
infant son, two brothers and one grandson 


Date: 
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by; Ida Reeves 


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