Mary Gladys Pierce, age 86, of Beaver Dam, KY died Thursday, January 5, 2012 at the Ohio County Hospital in Hartford, KY.
She was born on September 21, 1925 in Breckinridge County, KY to the late Mac Roy Payton and Lenora Armes Payton. Mrs. Pierce was a homemaker and a member of Clear Run Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Albert Pierce on January 22, 1997, one son, James Louis Pierce on December 18, 1977 and one brother, Roy H. Payton on January 7, 2007.
Surviving are: three daughters, Wanda Sue Brooks and her husband, Bro. Warren Brooks of Beaver Dam; Mary L. Horton and her companion Finley Aldridge of Utica, KY; Nora Lynn Ralph and her husband John Ralph of Beaver Dam; two brothers: Doyl Payton and his wife Betty of Fordsville; Dwight Payton and his wife Geneva of Olaton; two sisters, Sarah Ann Renfrow of Elizabethtown, KY and Emma Geraldine Hendrix of Owensboro; six grandchildren: James Brooks and his wife, Tammy; Jeremy Brooks and his wife Amy; Robert F. Horton and his companion, Cheri; Kelly Glaskox and her husband Daimon; Kristy Westerfield and her husband Nick; Rhonda Pierce.
Services are 2:00 pm Monday, January 9, 2012 at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford, KY with Bro. Jeremy Brooks officiating. Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 pm Sunday and from 9:00 am until time of service on Monday. Burial will be in Clear Run Cemetery in Ohio County. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Clear Run Cemetery Fund, c/o Darry Handley, 3069 Hoopee Hill Road, Hartford, KY 42347.