Edna May <I>Bower</I> Pierce

Edna May Bower Pierce

Birth
Clarks Hill, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Death 16 May 2017 (aged 86)
Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA
Burial Attica, Fountain County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 179536968 · View Source
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Attica - Edna May (Bower) Pierce, 86, of Attica, passed away in the St. Elizabeth East Hospital, Lafayette, on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 at 5:23 p.m.
Edna was born in Clarks Hill, Indiana on February 18, 1931. She was the daughter of the late Marion and Mary (Richardson) Bower. Growing up, she attended Richland Township School and has been a life resident of Attica.
Edna had worked at Radio Material Corp in Attica from 1952-1965. She later worked at the Attica Ledger Tribune Office from 1967-1970. More recently Edna worked at Medline Sewing Factory in Covington from 1989-1991.
Edna’s hobbies included sewing, quilting and cooking. She was an active member of the Attica Free Methodist Church. She also volunteered for many years at the Attica United Methodist Church Thrift Shop.
On February 29, 1948, Edna married Robert Eugene Pierce in Attica. Robert preceded her in death on February 9, 1986.
Edna leaves behind three sons, Gary Robert Pierce and Greg Michael (Linda) Pierce, both of Lafayette; Harold Ray Pierce, West Lafayette; two sisters, Marybelle (Jack) Smock, Rossville and Caroline (Fred) Wagoner, Clearwater, FL; two brothers, Amos (Geraldine) Bower, Attica and Larry Bower, Adolphus, KY; two sister-in-laws, Phyllis Bower and Helen Brummett, both of Lafayette;12 grandchildren, Kim Eubank, Amy Talley, Stephanie Hardebeck, Stephen Pierce, Malisa Bowyer, Candace Pierce, Robert Pierce, Tina Claypool, Adam Pierce, Amanda Pierce, Sheila Hale and Bobby Ann Hanthorn; 26 great-grandchildren and a great great-grandchild. She was preceded in death by two sisters, Beverly Emery and Esther Smart; four brothers, Kenneth, Marion E., Joseph and Donald Bower.
Friends may call at the Maus Funeral Home, Attica, on Friday, May 19th, from 11:00 a.m. until service time at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. John Bower and Pastor Jerry Badgley officiating. Burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery, Attica.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Attica Free Methodist Church.


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  • Maintained by: Harold Pierce
  • Originally Created by: A. P. Reed
  • Added: 20 May 2017
  • Find A Grave Memorial 179536968
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edna May Bower Pierce (18 Feb 1931–16 May 2017), Find A Grave Memorial no. 179536968, citing Riverside Cemetery, Attica, Fountain County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Harold Pierce (contributor 47905073) .