Mrs. Mary Ruth Wyrick Pierce, 62, of Kennett, Mo., died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2011, at the NHC Healthcare in Kennett. Born March 16, 1949, in Auburndale, Fla., she was the daughter of the late Richard and June Neighbors Wyrick and had been a long-time area resident. Mrs. Pierce was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hornersville, Mo., and she enjoyed fishing, crafts and she loved her dog McKenna very much.
She is survived by one son, Billy Wyrick and wife Dellena of Hornersville, Mo.; one daughter, Teshia Edmondston of Paragould, Ark.; four brothers, Johnny Wyrick of Kennett, Mo., Dwit Wyrick of Hornersville, Mo., Bond Wyrick of Hornersville, Mo., and Remer Wyrick of Kennett, Mo.; two sisters, Eva Wyrick and Sue Wyrick, both of Kennett, Mo.; five grandchildren, Brittany Wyrick, Ryan Wyrick, Caitlyn Edmondston, Myra Edmondston and Chloe Edmondston; one great-grandchild, Bella Grace Napier. Mrs. Pierce also leaves a host of other family and friends.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Pierce was also preceded in death by a brother, Reeves Wyrick, and two sisters, Kathy Wyrick and Sarah Wyrick.
The family has requested a private service and disposition under the direction of Faith Funeral Service of Manila, Ark.