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Susie Piercy Dies at 90: Has 228 Descendants


Mrs. Susie Piercy died at 9:30 pm. Tuesday at her home on RFD 2, Mt. 
Vernon, at the age of 90 years, eight months and one day. 
 
Mrs. Piercy leaves 228 descendants. 
 
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm Friday at the Boyd Christian 
Church, of which she was a member, with the Rev. Ed Zimmerman 
officiating. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. 
The body will lie in state at the Osborn Funeral Home in Dix where 
friends may call after 4:00 pm Thursday. 
 
Mrs. Piercy was born July 13, 1870 near Boyd, the daughter of William 
and Ann (Gardner) Fiser. 
 
On July 3, 1887, at Boyd, she was married to Henry J. Piercy, who 
preceeds her in death Oct. 5, 1948. She was also preceded in death by four 
sons. 
 
Survivors included one son, Walter Piercy of Mt. Vernon; eight 
daughters, Mrs. Ida Marlow, Mrs. Lena Carpenter and Mrs. Ada Harvey, all of 
Dix, Mrs. Fay Champ, Mrs. Nellie German and Mrs. Margaret Wegman, all of 
Woodlawn, and Mrs. May Harvey of Geneva, Ill.


Date: 
Source: Mt. Vernon Register News
Submitted by; Kiowana Hayes Ferguson 


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