Known to his grandchildren as "Grand Daddy" his life ended much too soon in an automobile accident. He owned/operated a small grocery store & "Pure" gas station in the Carter Community. He previously worked at Giant Wholesale in Johnson City. He was an ordained minister and was the first preacher at Pierce Baptist Church in Butler, Johnson County, Tennessee. His only child was Linda Sue.
Grave located at back of cemetery along road. Profile currently maintained by El's grandson, Keith. If you knew El and have any stories you can share or can add to his genealogy then please contact me. Page last updated September 2013.
Nell Vivian Hardin Pierce