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Marshall (Snake) Pierce, Russell County, KY (1938-2013)

He was the patriarch of a large, respected family with deep roots in Russell County, KY, Adair County, and out of state. He was the son of the late Lennie Alvis and Ivory Learl Mason Pierce. His wife, Juanita Rooks Pierce, survives. He leaves 3 direct and 9 direct living descendants. He was a custodian at the Russell County Vocational School.
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Marshall "Snake" Pierce, 75, of W. Steve Wariner Drive, Russell Springs, KY, died Saturday, August 31, 2013 at the Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital in Somerset. KY.

Funeral services for Marshall "Snake" Pierce will be 10amCT/11amET, Tuesday, September 3, 2013, at the Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, with Bro. Roger Garner officiating. Friends may call after 5pmCT/6pmET, Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Dixon Cemetery.

Pallbearers: Gary Marlin, Timothy Snow, Brian Pierce, Gwinn Conner, Robert Coppage, and Justin Burton.

Marshall (Snake) Pierce, Russell County, KY (1938-2013)

He was born Thursday, June 16, 1938 in Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Lennie Alvis & Ivory Learl Mason Pierce. He died Saturday, August 31, 2013 in Somerset, Pulaski County, KY, at the age of 75 years, 2 months,and 15 days.

He was a custodian at the Russell County Vocational School.

Survivors include his wife, Juanita Rooks Pierce, Russell Springs, KY, and the following:
  • One son: Mark (Tracey) Pierce, Columbia, KY

  • Three step children: Gary Marlin, Canton, Ohio; Timmy Snow, Georgia; Barb Hale, Maysville, KY

  • Two grandchildren: Michael & Tara Pierce

  • Four step grandchildren

  • Two step great grandchildren

  • Two brothers: Delbert (Margaret) Pierce, Russell Springs, KY; and Mitchell (Joyce) Pierce, Jamestown, KY

  • Three sisters: Cola Faye (Cliff) Davis, Louisville, KY; Donna (Frank) Martin, Jamestown, KY; and Jewell (Delmer) Conner, Jamestown, KY
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Bernard Funeral Home, 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Marshall (Snake) Pierce, Russell County, KY (1938-2013)

2013-09-01 - 367 Main Street, Russell Springs, KY - Photo from Bernard Funeral Home.

Marshall (Snake) Pierce, Russell County, KY (1938-2013)

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