Vivian Frances Wilson Pierce

Then spake Jesus again unto them, saying, I am the light of the world: he that followeth me shall not walk in darkness, but shall have the light of life. John 8:12 KJV

Vivian Frances Wilson Pierce, 79, entered eternal rest Friday, afternoon, November 30, 2018, after an extended illness at Harborview Satilla Nursing Home in Waycross. 

She was born October 5, 1939, to the parentage of the late Richard Wilson and Cornelia Griffin Wilson. She was the third child of eight children. She was a graduate of Center High School Class of 1959. She met and married the late Remer Pierce Sr. She was employed as a dietary cook for over 30 plus years for Memorial Hospital and Pierce County Nursing Home. She was a member of St. Peters Missionary Baptist Church.

Her hobbies were tending to her flowers, word search, cooking, baking and rocking in her rocking chair on her front porch as she talked to her family members and or friends. 

She was preceded in death by three sisters, Verndell Wilson Brown, Myrtice Wilson Bellamy and Artice Mae Wilson Johnson; one brother, Alton Wilson and one step-son, Ronnie Kates.

Survivors include two sons, Remer Pierce Jr., Brunswick and Curtis Pierce, Waycross; one step-daughter, Carla Howard (husband, Nelson), Bristol; six grandchildren; Remer Pierce III, Remone Pierce, Rashawn Pierce, April Pierce and Curtis “Thie” Fluker and Lea King; five great-grandchildren; two step-granddaughter: A’Briesha Howard and Narkeyta Collins (husband, Daryl); one step-grandson: Sean Howard; two sisters, Thewana Parrish, Portsmouth, VA and Terrie McGauley (husband, Marion), Blackshear; one brother, Clinton Wilson (wife, Mopsy), Savannah; two brothers-in-law, Elijah Brown and Perry Bellamy Sr., both of Waycross; a host of nieces, great-nieces, nephews, great-nephews, cousins, extended family and loving friends including a very devoted friend, Helen Moss. 

The family is receiving friends at her home, 318 Glass St., Waycross and at the home of her niece and nephew-in-law, Cheryl “Bay” and Kelvin Middleton, 303 Glass Street, Waycross. 

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, at the funeral home.

A homegoing celebration will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, from the St. Peters Missionary Baptist Church in Waycross, where the Rev. Norris Woods is pastor. Bishop John Moss, pastor of Church of Christ Written in Heaven, 617 Blackwell St., Waycross, will deliver words of comfort.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online guest book at www.perrybrothersfuneral home.com

Professional services are entrusted to Perry Brothers Funeral Home, 1100 Ossie Davis Parkway, Waycross.

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