Marian Pearce

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Mrs. Marian Pearce, 71, of Conroe, Texas, passed away peacefully in her home on November 11, 2016.

Marian was born to Murl and Odell Simpson on April 24, 1945. She was raised in Dickinson, Texas. She is survived by Paul, her loving husband of 51 years; daughter Kerri O'Connor and husband Sam; daughter Lisa Lewis and husband Chuck; grandson Zac Lauderdale; granddaughter Katy Lauderdale; granddaughter Julianna Lewis; and grandson Jack Lewis; sister Shirley Hearne and husband Jack; twin-sister Marilyn Connor and husband Glenn; sister Kathy Pruitt and husband John, brother-in-law John Pearce and wife Jan, sister-in-law Jane Allen and husband George, and brother-in-law Jay Pearce. She is also survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

Marian was preceded in death by her parents Murl and Odell Simpson.

Marian was an active and enthusiastic member of First Baptist Church, Conroe, Texas and possessed an enormous amount of love and respect for her many friends in the Joy Class. Their times together were always filled with the love of Jesus, wonderful laughter, and actions that expressed their genuine love for the community, especially school children, teachers, and staff. Marian's brilliant sense of humor and ready-made stories from life will long be remembered by her family and friends.

Marian served Conroe High School for 26 years as a teacher of Child Care Training. Her high school students, her training program's 3-5 year old children and their parents, and the faculty and staff of CISD sincerely appreciated her work in providing exceptional child care for young children as well as preparing high school students for the future. She believed there is no greater reward than to teach "Children Learn What They Live". She inspired a generation of students to appreciate their gifts and talents and to apply themselves to what is right, what is good, and what helps others.

Marian will be remembered as a wise and loving wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend to all who knew her. Throughout her battle with cancer, Marian's goal was to glorify our living Lord through her warm smile, encouraging words, and enjoyment of victorious living in Christ. Her friends and family say well done and mission accomplished.

Visitation with the family is scheduled for Friday, November 18, 2016 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm at Cashner Funeral Home, Conroe, TX. Funeral services officiated by Dr. Jeff Berger, Rev. Hugh Durham, and Dr. Cliff Herrington will be held Saturday, November 19, 2016 at 10am at First Baptist Church, Conroe, Texas, with burial Saturday at 3pm at the Waco Memorial Park Cemetery in Waco, Texas. Pallbearers are John Pearce, Chuck Lewis, Sam O'Connor, Sean Moore, Zac Lauderdale, and Jack Lewis. Honorary pallbearers are members of First Baptist Church Adult 6 Men's Life Group and the Deacons of First Baptist Church, Conroe.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Adult 6 Joy Class or the general fund of First Baptist Church, Conroe, Texas. You are invited to view our webpage and leave written tributes to the family at


Published on from Nov. 13 to Nov. 28, 2016
Arrangements under the direction of:
Cashner Funeral Home
801 Teas Road | Conroe, TX 77303 | (936) 756-2126
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