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Doris Virginia Pierce

West Memphis, AR

Doris Virginia Pierce, 89, of West Memphis, AR, went to her heavenly home on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Methodist Germantown Hospital. She was born on February 26, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Viola Blebins and John Hunter Shearer. She was a retired production supervisor from Shulton Inc. of thirty-eight years. She was a member at First United Methodist Church. She was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Women's Auxiliary. She was lovingly known as Mamaw by her grandchildren, who she greatly loved.

She was preceded in death by: her husband of sixty-four years, Joseph Elwood Pierce, Sr. of West Memphis, AR and her parents of Little Rock, AR. She is survived by: her son, Joseph E. Pierce, Jr. (Betty) of West Memphis, AR; her daughter, Tricia Pierce Chrestman (Dale) of West Memphis, AR; two grandchildren, Ashley Chrestman of Charleston, SC and Amanda Holley (Nick) of Jonesboro, AR; her great-grandchildren, Hayden and Blaine Holley; and nieces and nephew.

She donated her body to the Genesis Legacy of Life for the advancement of medical research. A memorial service will be held to celebrate her wonderful life at 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, at First United Methodist Church in West Memphis, AR.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on July 12, 2018
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