|Birth: ||Jul. 1, 1925|
|Death: ||May 27, 2009|
Berniece Pearce, 83, of Flora, IL died at 10:05 PM Wednesday, May 27, 2009 at Flora Gardens in Flora, IL.
She was born on July 1, 1925 in Hartford, TN to Bruce and Rosa (Ball) Smith. She married Edwin Pearce on October 22, 1950 in Vineland, NJ, he survives.
Berniece was a homemaker, as well as, owner and operator of the Country Kitchen in Flora, for several years. She was an avid bowler, she was one of the founding members of the Flora Womens Bowling League and a member of 3 leagues. Berniece also held several offices including past President of the VFW Ladies Auxillary, and was a member of Eastern Star.
She is survived by her husband Edwin Pearce; children: Walterene Pearce; Judy (Larry) Griffith; Chuck (Martha) Pearce; Phil (Janet) Pearce; Shirley (Mike) Bily; daughter-in-law: Becky Pearce; one brother: Julius Smith; one sister: Ressie Morris; 23 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one son: Raymond Pearce, and two brothers: Joe & Headman Smith.
Services were held May 31, 2009, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with burial in Kneff Cemetery at Flora.
Visitation will be 6-8 PM, Saturday, May 30, 2009 at Frank & Bright Funeral Home. Memorials may be made to the Clay County Hospice and may be received at the funeral home.
Charles Edwin Pearce (1921 - 2015)
Raymond B. Pearce (1952 - 2004)*
Created by: Lady In Black
Record added: May 29, 2009
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