Tracy Leon Pierce
Tracy Leon Pierce, 44, of Mt. Vernon, died Sunday morning, Dec. 6, 2009,
at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Regional Health Center. He was born on
Jan. 17, 1965, in Mt. Vernon, to Roy L. and Connie (Williams) Pierce.
He was a certified nurses assistant, and he was of the Baptist faith.
He married Sherri (McClain) on May 1, 1992, in Mt. Vernon, and she survives.
In addition to his wife he is survived by, a son, Billy Rawls of Mt. Vernon;
a grandson, Riley Cottrill of Wayne City; mother Connie Grimes and husband Walt
of Ina; father Roy L. Pierce and wife Dorothy of Sesser; sister Vonda Rister and
husband Jeff of Ina; sister Christy Jo Savell of Mississippi; stepsister Bobbie Lewis
of Albion; and stepbrother David Grimes and wife Betty Jo of Albion. He is also
survived by several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Buel and Allene Williams; grandparents,
John and Gladys Pierce; mother-in-law and father-in-law, William and Alice McClain;
and a stepsister, Jo Donna Reeder.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Johnston Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon
with the Rev. Dale Burzynski officiating. Burial will follow at Kirk Cemetery in Ina.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.
Source: Mt. Vernon Register-News