Obituary: Donna S. Pierce

December 7, 1945 – July 31, 2019

Donna S. Pierce, 73, of Avoca, died at 1:32 a.m. on Wednesday, July 31, 2019, at IU Health Bedford Hospital.

Born December 7, 1945, in Lawrence Co., she was the daughter of William M. and Dovie (Wade) Douglas. She married Daniel Ray Pierce on January 9, 1965, and he preceded her in death on September 4, 2011.

She was a Special Education Teacher for thirty-three years.

Survivors include a daughter, Christy Terry, and husband, David of Bedford; a son, William Pierce of Bedford; grandchildren, Katie Fordyce, and Caroline Terry both of Bedford, Macey Pottorff of SC; a brother, Lewis Douglas, and wife, Judy and a sister, Dorothy Lewis and husband, Gary.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, a brother, James Douglas and a sister, Dora Douglas.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 3rd in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Fayetteville Community Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, August 2nd at the Day & Carter Mortuary.

The family asks that friends consider memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

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