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Pierson, Lora Leona

Date: Thursday, March 21, 2013
Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel

Date: Friday, March 22, 2013
Time: 1:00pm

Service Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto Chapel

Peaceful Ridge Cemetery

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Lora Leona Pierson, 80, (formerly of DeSoto) entered into rest on March 17, 2013 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Pierson was a homemaker. She enjoyed crocheting, crafts, fishing, baking and cooking. Born February 26, 1933 in Williamsville, Missouri; she was the daughter of the late Artie and Ora (Boxx) Strange. Lora was preceded in death by husband, the late Charles Pierson.

Mrs. Pierson is survived by three sons: Gerrial (Connie) stone of DeSoto, Marty (Linda) Campbell of Granite City, Illinois and Richard (Marika) Campbell of Deland, Florida; four brothers: Denver (Martha) Strange of Arnold, Donald (Geraldine) Strange of DeSoto, Doyle (Fran) Strange of Arnold, Ronald (Cathy) Strange of Lonedell; two sisters, Juanita Woffard of Desloge and Barabara (Terry) Christopher of St. Clair; three sister-in-laws, Glenda Strange of Illinois, Francis of Park Hills and Norma of Warsaw; Seven grandchildren: Richie, Nicki, Cindy, Heather, Dawn, Brenda and Marika; nine great-great-grandchildren: Landen, Aubrey, Anthony, Amber, Adain, Avery, Andrew, Michael and Megan. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.

Lora was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, four brothers: Chandler Strange, Norval Strange, Emil Strange and Coy Strange; and a brother-in-law,Arlie Woffard. Also preceded in death by her loving dogs, Puffy and Puddles.


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