Paul V. Pierce

Published 11:03 am Monday, March 7, 2011

ROLLING FORK — Paul V. Pierce died Saturday, March 5, 2011, at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was 89.

Born in Hurt, Va., he had been a resident of Rolling Fork since 1967. He owned Highway 61 Standard Oil service station for a number of years. He was a veteran of the Army, serving in World War II. He was a member of the Rolling Fork Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Irene Pierce; and his parents, Lonnie and Pauline Pierce.

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Survivors include two sons, Michael Pierce of Eunice, La., and L.A. Pierce of Rolling Fork; one brother, Foster Pierce of Appomattox, Va.; a sister, Ida Elliott of Appomattox; and six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rolling Fork Church of Christ with Norman Maranto officiating. Burial will follow at Mound Cemetery in Rolling Fork. Visitation will be from 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Rolling Fork and Wednesday from 1 p.m. until the service at the church.

Pallbearers will be Travis Pierce, Cody Pierce, Rodney Pierce, Paul Pierce, Dale Pierce and Tim Pierce.