Mavis “Jeree’ Pierce, age 76,
of Nancy, passed from this life on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, at
her residence, surrounded by her family and friends.
Jeree was born on March 10,
1940, in Trimble, daughter of the late Ernest and Onnie Ard
She married Wallace Pierce, in
LaFollette, Tennessee, on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 1959.
Jeree was a member of the Nancy High
School graduating class of 1959.
She loved gardening and canning.
She was a dairy farmer. Jeree loved
being with her family and enjoyed spending time with her
grandson and great-grandchildren.
She was a member of the Calvary Temple
Church of Columbia, and loved her church and church family.
She was a blessing to others
and a faithful Prayer Warrior.
Jeree is survived by her
husband, Wallace; their daughter, Vickie Hughes, of Nancy; her
grandson, Wally (and Latasha) Hughes, of Nancy; her
great-grandchildren, Ethan Hughes and Harper Hughes; her
brother, Russell Simpson, of Nancy; her sisters, Janice
Patterson, of Somerset, and Mary Vella (and Tommy) Thompson, of
Lafayette, Indiana; her sister-in-law, Mary Ann Simpson, of
Nancy; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Preceding Jeree in death are
her parents; her son-in-law, Mike Hughes; her brother, Dwain
Simpson; her sister and brother-in-law, Juanita and Junior
Munsey and sister, Leva Tarter; brother-in-law, Doyle Patterson;
and her mother and father-in-law, Linville and Lettie Pierce.
Visitation will be Friday, June
24, 2016, after 5:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.
Funeral services will be held
Saturday, June 25, 2016, at 12:00 noon, in the funeral home
chapel with Bro. Troy McWhorter officiating.
Musical selections will be provided by
Burial will be in Lakeside Memorial