OBIT – Mary Jo Pierce

CORPUS CHRISTI – Mary Jo Kidd Pierce, 93, of Corpus Christi, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018.

Mrs. Pierce was born on Dec. 14, 1924, in Iowa Park to R. B. and Nonnie Mae Kidd and was raised in Freer. She and her husband, R. D. Pierce, lived in Mission where they raised their children. She worked for Sears in McAllen for 25 years before her retirement and moved to Calallen and Corpus Christi in 1998 where she was an active member of Grace United Methodist Church for 30 years.

Survivors include her children, Michael Pierce, Ricky Pierce and Jody Eason; sister, Dorothy Montgomery; and 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 53 years, R.D. Pierce.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, Aug. 22, at 10 a.m. at Grace United Methodist Church in Corpus Christi with Rev. Jason Fry officiating. Graveside services will be conducted later that day at 3 p.m. at Valley Memorial Gardens in Mission with Bro. Ralph Green III officiating.

The family has requested memorial donations be made in support of the Alzheimer’s Association, 3649 Leopard Street, Suite 403, Corpus Christi, TX 78408.

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