Funeral services for Mr. John Allen Pierce, age 87 of Fayetteville, will be conducted Sunday at 2 pm at Washington Street Church of Christ with Bro. Jim Black officiating. Burial will follow in Wright’s Cemetery beside his wife Mrs. Mary Owena Ellis Pierce who passed away in January of 2012. Mr. Pierce passed away Friday morning in Lincoln Care Center.
He was a native of Giles County, and the son of the late Fitzhugh Lee and Mary Catherine Lanier Pierce. Mr. Pierce worked for NASA and was a contractor, Mr Pierce served in the Army in World War II and a member of the Washington Street Church of Christ where he served as an elder .
Survivors include his son Ricky Pierce and wife Sara Jo of Fayetteville, grandchildren Andrea Delap and husband Randy of Fayetteville, Beth Jones and husband Zach of Louisville, KY and Dale Pierce of Fayetteville, two great-grandchildren Aron and Georgia Jones.
Visitation with the family will be Sunday from 12 pm until time of services at 2 pm at Washington Street Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers memorials can be made to the Honduras Mission Fund.
Higgins Funeral Home is assisting the family of John Allen Pierce.