Winnie Marie Pierce, 81, of Leachville, the widow of T.J. Pierce, died Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2005, at Crittenden Memorial Hospital in West Memphis. Born at Yellville, she was the daughter of the late J.W. and Anne Doshier Patterson and had been a Leachville resident for more than 70 years. She was a retired bookkeeper for the former B.C. Land Company in Leachville, a member of the First United Methodist Church and a charter member of the Leachville PEO Chapter AC.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Dr. Trent and Melissa Pierce, of West Memphis; a daughter, Jo Annis Pierce of Little Rock; a brother, J.W. Patterson, Jr. of Little Rock; two grandchildren, Meredith Pierce and Tyler Malloy Pierce.
A graveside funeral was held at 11 a.m. Friday at Leachville Cemetery with Rev. Earl Carter officiating.
The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial to consider the Leachville First United Methodist Church or the Leachville PEO Chapter AC at Post Office Box 307, Leachville 72438.
Friends may sign the online guest register at www.howardfuneralservice.com.