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Betty W. Pierson

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Betty McDavid Pierson

Greenville - Betty McDavid Pierson, age 96, passed away peacefully on Thursday evening, July 5th, 2018 at the Four Seasons Retirement Center, Columbus, IN.

She was a long-time resident of the Berea community before moving to Indiana in 2004 to be closer to family.

Betty was born on September 17, 1921, to parents Ralph E and Ethel (Willson) Watkins.

She is predeceased by her husband, Frank H Pierson; daughter, Anna Pierson Gooch; brother, Ralph E Watkins, Jr. and sister-in-law Clara Watkins (Newberry, SC).

Betty is survived by her son, Luther Rogers Pierson, of Columbus, IN (Linda); son-in-law, Stephen Gooch of Charlotte, NC; grandchildren, Christine Gooch Say (Mark), Catherine Gooch Brewer (Jonathan), Brian Pierson, Laura Pierson; great grandchildren, Aurora and Eric Say, and Knox and Piper Brewer; and nieces Martha Watkins Winchester and Beverly Watkins Mahon.

Services will be Friday, July 13th, 2p at Berea Friendship United Methodist Church on White Horse Road in Greenville. Internment will follow at Coleman Cemetery, Travelers Rest. The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:00 pm Thursday evening, July 12th, at the Thomas McAfee Funeral Home Northwest Chapel and from noon until the time of service on Friday at the church.

In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to the Berea Friendship UMC.

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Published in The Greenville News on July 11, 2018
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