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Eula W. Pierce

Eula W. Pierce, 89, of Wesson, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2016 at the home of her daughter, Teresa Beeson.
Visitation for Mrs. Pierce will be held on Tuesday, September 6, at Lakewood Funeral Home in Jackson from 10:00-11:30 am, with a chapel service at 11:30. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memorial Park.
She was born on November 16, 1926 near Caseyville, MS in Lincoln County to Stonewall J. Woolley and Lozier Northern Wooley. She was a graduate of Loyd Star High School, and attended Copiah-Lincoln College. She was retired from the State Tax Commission Office in Jackson, MS.
She was a member of Alta Woods United Methodist Church in Jackson, MS for over 50 years, and resided there before moving to Copiah County to be near her daughter. She then became an associate member of Sweetwater United Methodist Church, and a member of the women’s UMW Bible Study group. She has been a member of the Radiant Chapter #120 Eastern Star for over 60 years, and was active for many years with the women’s chapter of Wahabi Shriners Temple in Jackson.
Eula loved feeding the birds, and knew the names of every kind. She loved planting flowers, cooking and carrying food to the shut-ins. She a great joy in spending time with her family, and all the grandchildren and great-grandchildren brought her such joy.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 51 years, James F. Pierce; parents, S.J. Wooley and Lozier Wooley; brothers, Prentiss, Edgar, Purvis, Clayton, and Hurbert Wooley; sisters, Luna Herring, Annie Wooley, and Wessie Smith.
She is survived by her daughters, Teresa P. Beeson of Wesson, Amelia P. Mask of Guntown, and Shelia Bowden (John) of Madison; six grandchildren, Tiffany Moore (Tim), Christina Watts (Blake), Kim Arnold (Marc), Bram Mask (Shanna), Brodie Mask, and Megan Lann (Michael);11 great grandchildren; many loving nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law, Faye Woolley and Maxine Walding; and special friends.
Please visit for Eula’s online guestbook.

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