Ora B. Piercy
Ora B. Piercy, 88, died at 7:20 p.m. June 23, 1990 at Rosewood Care Center
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
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
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by: Ida Reeves