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Nina Grace Carter Piercy, 87, Columbia, KY (1931-2019)

She loved sewing, working in her flower garden and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Nina Grace Carter Piercy of Columbia died Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at T.J. Health Columbia. She was 87 years old.

The funeral service will be held on Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2pmCT at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville Street, Columbia, KY, with Bro. John Campbell & Bro. John Gillispie officiating. Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery.

At Grace's request, there will be no public visitation, but everyone is invited to attend her funeral service.

She was born May 21, 1931 in Burkesville, Kentucky to the late Otis & Gertie Bean Carter.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Minnie Lee; five brothers, Rolin Carter, Milliard Carter, Hollin Carter, Preston Carter & Sellie Carter; and one grandson, Joshua Piercy.

Grace attended New Concord Community Church until her health would not allow it and was a homemaker. She loved sewing, working in her flower garden and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Survivors Include:
  • Seven Children - Danny (Diana) Piercy of Jamestown, Richard (Glenda) Piercy of Liberty, Linda (Gary) Gillispie, Janet (Terry) Wilkerson, Shirley (John) Campbell, Nancy (Jackie) Cravens & David (Robin) Piercy all of Columbia
  • One Brother - Stanley (Beulah) Carter of Columbia
  • 17 Grandchildren & 31 Great-Grandchildren
  • Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces & great-nephews
Memorials are requested to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Kosairs Charities or the Shriners. These may be left at the funeral home.

Grace's grandchildren will serve as casket bearers.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences at

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Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
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