Juanita J. Pierce

Published 12:00 am Sunday, September 27, 2009

BRANDON — Mrs. Juanita J. “Miss Buddy” Pierce died Friday Sept. 25, 2009, at her home in Brandon. She was 67.

A native of Vicksburg, she was the daughter of the late Percy P. and Irma Lee Jeffers Boell.  She retired from Waterways Experiment Station as a computer analyst after some 23 years. 

Mrs. Pierce had made her home in Brandon for the last seven years. She was an active member of the Antique Vehicle Club of Mississippi, the Elks Lodge and the Denim Dancers, where she also taught line dancing.

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Mrs. Pierce was preceded in death by her parents, husband Buddy Pierce, a grandchild and a nephew.

Mrs. Pierce is survived by her step-daughter, Katrina Bounds of Mexia, Texas; brothers Bill Boell of Calhoun City, Larry Boell of Jackson and John Garnett of Port Gibson; three  grandchildren, Danielle Mitchell, John McClinton and Regan Bounds.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday Sept. 28, 2009, at Fisher Funeral Home Chapel.  Burial will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be 12 noon Monday until the hour of service.

Pallbearers will be Bernard Harrgill, Bo Palmer, Jerry Harden, Fred Dixon, James Brooks, David Schever and George Raworth.

Honorary pallbearer will be Tommy Jeffers Jr.

Memorials may be made to Antique Vehicles of Mississippi, P.O. Box 55792, Jackson, MS 29296-5792.