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Homer Lawrence Pierce

  • Birth 9 Mar 1902 Princeville, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Death 13 Jun 1973 Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 21258278

Obituary:

Peoria Journal Star, June 14, 1973

ALTA – Homer Pierce, 71, of Alta died at 11:40 a.m. yesterday in Proctor Hospital at Peoria.

He was born March 9, 1902 in Princeville, a son of Theodore and Agatha Harrison Pierce. He married Mabel Kent Oct. 4, 1930 in Peoria.

Surviving are his widow; a son, Larry of Falls Church, Va.; a granddaughter; two brothers, Robert of Peoria and Fremont of Galva; and a sister, Mrs. Ray (Mabel) Aldrich of Peoria.

Five brothers and three sisters preceded him in death.

He had been a transport driver for oil companies.

He was master of Alta and Peoria County granges and a member of Alta Masonic Lodge and attended the Alta Presbyterian Church.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Bouton-Hammitt-Davison Funeral Home, Dunlap, Pastor Robert Deugan officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Hawley Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. tomorrow at the funeral home, with Masonic services at 8.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.



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  • Maintained by: One Foot In The Grave
  • Originally Created by: John Melton
  • Added: 30 Aug 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 21258278
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Homer Lawrence Pierce (9 Mar 1902–13 Jun 1973), Find A Grave Memorial no. 21258278, citing Mount Hawley Cemetery, Peoria, Peoria County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by One Foot In The Grave (contributor 47388650) .