Jessica Y. Pierson

Pierson, Jessica Y.

Jessica Y. Pierson, Age 19, of Elmira passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at the Arnot Ogden Medical Center. Jessica was born November 30, 1993 in Elmira the daughter of Dorene (Walmsley) Pierson Burley and Ricky Pierson. She attended Southside High School. Jessica was a partial liver recipient receiving her donation from her mother Dorene. She was the youngest in New York State to receive a partial side-by-side liver transplant at the time. Jessica loved to read, enjoyed watching Sponge Bob, Family Guy and also liked to watch movies. Survivors include her mother and step-father, Dorene & Todd Burley; her father, Ricky Pierson; sisters, Megan & Eric Brooks and Morgan Pierson all of Elmira; maternal grandmother, Betty Smith of North Carolina; paternal grandparents David & June Pierson of Elmira; two nieces, one nephew, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends. She was predeceased by her maternal grandfather Donald Walmsley. Family and friends are invited to call Wednesday, September 25, 2013 from 11 AM to 12 PM at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main St. Wellsburg, NY. Her funeral and committal will be held at the conclusion of calling hours at 12 PM. Interment will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Send condolences to

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Roberts Funeral Home
279 Main St. Wellsburg, NY 14894

Published in Star-Gazette from Sept. 24 to Sept. 25, 2013