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Rosalie Pierce

Rosalie Pierce

Sunday, June 12th, 1938 - Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Rosalie Pierce, 81, of Johnston City, passed away at 12:15 a.m., Thursday, January 16, 2020 in Herrin Hospital.

Rosalie was born June 12, 1938 in Chittyville to Delbert and Callie Gertrude (Wyatt) Cheatham. She married Ralph Pierce on August 25, 1956 in Herrin. Together they have shared 62 years of marriage.

Rosalie was retired, having been employed by Tuck Tape in Carbondale for many years. She also worked at Olin and National Transformer.

Rosalie was a member Faith Chapel Church in Blairsville.

She is survived by husband Ralph Pierce of Johnston City; daughter, Dixie Pierce-Sneed and companion, Roy Acosta of Stanton, CA; son, Ron (Michelle) Pierce of Johnston City; five grandchildren, Angela (Joey) Almario, Kayla Merkel, Tiffany Pierce, Tony Sneed and Travis (Angela) Pierce; three great-grandchildren, Taureece, Jenascia and Kabria Wilson. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Roy Albert Pierce; two sisters, Betty Ferrell and Lorene Cremeens; four brothers, Arby, Troy, Leon and Jerry Cheatham.

Funeral services will be 1:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 22, 2020 in Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City with Pastor Jeannie Ellis officiating. Interment will follow in the Egyptian Memorial Gardens in Energy.

Visitation will be 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pyle Funeral Home in Johnston City is entrusted with the arrangements.

For additional information or to sign the book of memories please visit www.pylefuneralhome.com.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Pyle Funeral Home
    Address
    1008 West Broadway Blvd.
    JOHNSTON CITY, IL 62951
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 | 1:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020 1:00pm
    Location
    Pyle Funeral Home
    Address
    1008 West Broadway Blvd.
    JOHNSTON CITY, IL 62951
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Location
    Egyptian Memorial Gardens
    Address
    Route 148
    ENERGY, IL 62933
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