Florence Elizabeth Pierce
Florence Elizabeth Johnson Pierce, 77 of Hearne, passed away Sunday, January 5, 2014 in Bryan. Visitation were held from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday January 10, 2014 at Glenn Mack Funeral Home. Celebration of life 2:00 p.m. Saturday January 11, 2014 at New Elam Baptist Church; Rev. Derron Robinson, officiante. Florence was laid to rest at Greater Riverside Cemetery.
Florence Elizabeth Pierce, daughter of Catherine Miles Mack, Lowell G. Mack, and James Eddie Johnson, was born April 24, 1936 in Robertson County, Texas.
Florence was a member of the Class of 1955 at Blackshear high School. She worked as a florist in Houston, Texas for many years. She was baptized by the late Rev. J.T. Harris at the New Elam Missionary Baptist Church. While in Houston, Texas she attended the Morning Star Baptist Church and other sanctuaries. She was a faithful, active member of New Elam until her health failed.
In 1955 on the twentieth day of August, Florence married Gene Edward Pierce and to this union three sons were born.
She departed this life January 5, 2014 at St. Joseph Regional Hospital in Bryan, Texas. She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene Pierce, so Lawrence Johnson, parents Catherine and Lowell Mack and James Eddie Johnson, grandparents Berto and Lizzie Miles, Edward and Elizabeth Buchannan.
Precious memories of Florence will forever be carried in the hearts of her sons Edward E. Pierce (Debbie) and Darrell G. Pierce (Maxine); seven grandchildren; Derrick, Lisa, Vincent, Jeana, Mashell, Denise, and Gemini; eight great grand children; Craig, Zharia, Kaleigh, Cameron, Kellen, Zayden, and Kyleigh; one niece, Gloria; one great nephew and niece, Vincent and Keisha; five great great nieces and nephews; dear friends: Lillie M. Brown, Edna Davis, Ola Foster, Virgie Thomas, Helen Osborn, and a host of cousins and friends.
Her arrangement and care were entrusted to Glenn Mack Funeral Home.