Florence Marie Pierce

Florence Marie Pierce, 79, of Benton passed away July 27, 2014.  She was born Aug. 7, 1934, in Malvern, to the late Reuben and Lillian Baker. 
Mrs. Pierce was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Huburn Pierce; two brothers, Marvin and George Baker; and two sisters.
She is survived by her daughter, Fonda Burroughs and husband, Curt; three grandsons, Chase, Matt, and Luke Burroughs; two sisters-in-law; and six nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at First Assembly of God in Benton with the Rev. Gene Huskey and the Rev. Temon Jenkins officiating. Burial will follow at Social Hill Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Mike Marbury, Steve Wood, Ken Daves, Tom Young, Ryan McDaniel and Michael Shelton.
Visitation is set from will from 6 to 8 p.m. today, July 31, at Ashby Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the ladies ministry at First Assembly of God in Benton.
Online guest book: www.ashbyfuneralhome.com.
Family comments: Sincere appreciation is extended to Saline Memorial Hospice and to the caregivers who cared for her during her last days of illness. A special thanks goes out to her neighbor, Teresa Jeffers, who unselfishly gave of her time to care and give support and friendship as though she were her own mother.