Piedmont - Services for Willie Ruth McCord Pace, 82, will be today, October 22, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with the Rev. David Cox officiating. Burial will follow at Union Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Pace passed away Friday, October 18, 2013, at Gadsden Regional Medical Center. Survivors include her children, Tina Stokes (Ricky) of Centre, Scott McCord (Sandy), and Stacy McCord, all of Hokes Bluff; one granddaughter, Tara McCord; one sister, Lottie Sue Pope (Teddy) of Piedmont and several nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Cale McCain, James Williams, Phillip Pope, Keith McCord, Craig McCord, and Joe Stewart. Honorary pallbearers will be Jerry Masters, Harvey Kiser, Bobby Kiser, Tommy Hilburn, Roland Houck,and Tom Robertson. Mrs. Pace was a lifelong resident of Piedmont and a member of the Piedmont Church of God. She was a very loving mother and grandmother. She was preceded in death by her parents, Luther and Bertha Gossett and two sisters, Louise Tierce and Pauline Tierce. The family would life to give the doctors and nurses of Gadsden Regional Medical Center a special "Thank You" for the love and care that was given to their mother. www.thompsonfuneralhomepiedmont.com.