Betty Pierce

Friday, November 3, 2006

Betty J. Pierce, 72, of Creve Coeur, Mo., died Thursday, Nov. 2, 2006, at Delmar Gardens of Creve Coeur.

She was born May 23, 1934, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of the late Chester and Hazel Turner Jones. She and Melvin Pierce were married in Cape Girardeau. He preceded her in death.

Mrs. Pierce was a member of VFW Auxiliary and Elks Does. She was formerly of Cape Girardeau and a graduate of Central High School.

Survivors include two sons, Terry D. Pierce of Arlington, Texas, Lewis D. "Butch" (Lana) Pierce of Maryland Heights, Mo.; a brother, Richard L. (Nellie) Jones of Homosassa, Fla.; two grandchildren, Mindy Pierce and Jeremy (Elizabeth) Pierce; and three great-grandchildren.

Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home today from 4 to 8 p.m.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Donny Ford officiating. Burial will be in Cape County Memorial Park.