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Lucy Jane "Miss Lucy" Pierce Botkin
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Birth: Dec. 10, 1903
Roane County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 14, 2005
Rockwood
Roane County
Tennessee, USA

BOTKIN, MRS. LUCY JANE PIERCE - age 102, a resident of North Chamberlain Avenue, Rockwood, TN formerly of Harriman, TN died Wednesday, December 14, 2005 in the Rockwood Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was born December 10, 1903 in Montlake, TN. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Rockwood a life member of the Parent Teacher's Association a member of NU Delta Kappa Gamma a member of the Roane County Retired Teacher's Association and the recipient of the Golden Apple Award. She taught Sunday School, worked with the young people, and organized a Girl Scout Troop in Rockwood. "Miss Lucy" (as she was known to all graduated from Rockwood High School in 1921 attended East Tennessee State College and graduated from Peabody College with a BA degree. She started teaching in 1921 at Mt. Union in Cumberland County. From 1922 to 1931 she taught at Rockwood Junior High School and from 1931 until her retirement in 1963 she taught at Harriman High School, the last 25 years as a librarian. "Miss Lucy" loved her students and was loved by her students for the love, concern and guidance she gave them. She was preceded in death by: her husband, H.C. Botkin parents, William & Maria Tauscher Pierce sisters, Florence Pierce, Ida Mae Pierce, Rev. Dora Pierce, Flora Hood, Edith March, Mary Scott, and Amanda Pierce brothers, John Pierce and Ernest Pierce and step-son, Hilburn Botkin. Survivors include: sister-in-law, Marie Pierce of Rockwood, TN: brother-in-law, Tom Scott, Sr. of Rockwood, TN step daughter-in-law: Mary Botkin of Harriman, TN 3 nieces 5 nephews 5 step grandsons. Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 17, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary with Dr. Crawford King officiating. Graveside services and interment will follow in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Rockwood. The family will receive friends Saturday, December 17 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Evans Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Miss Lucy Tribute C/O HHS Alumni Association, P.O. Box 1545 Harriman, TN 37748. This is a Trust Fund established by the Harriman High School Alumni Association to be used for students who are in need of assistance. Evans Mortuary of Rockwood is serving the family of Mrs. Lucy Jane Pierce Botkin.

Published in the Knoxville News Sentinel Friday, December 16, 2005.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Marion Pierce (1871 - 1936)
  Mary Wilhelmina Tauscher Pierce (1876 - 1959)
 
 Spouse:
  Hillborn Chedister Botkin (1875 - 1967)
 
 Siblings:
  Lucy Jane Pierce Botkin (1903 - 2005)
  Amanda Marie Pierce (1906 - 2001)*
  Dora Emma Pierce (1907 - 1998)*
  Florence Pierce (1909 - 1910)*
  Flora Pierce Hood (1909 - 2000)*
  John William Pierce (1911 - 1976)*
  Ida Mae Pierce (1915 - 1917)*
  Ernest Samuel Pierce (1919 - 1993)*
  Mary Pierce Scott (1922 - 1997)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Rockwood
Roane County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Diana
Record added: Oct 30, 2008
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Lucy Jane Miss Lucy <i>Pierce</i> Botkin
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Lucy Jane Miss Lucy <i>Pierce</i> Botkin
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