Inez Brown Pierce

September 18, 2011


WILMINGTON – Inez Brown Pierce, age 89, of Racine Drive, formerly of Colerain, NC, died Saturday, September 18, 2011, at Liberty Commons, in Wilmington, NC.

Mrs. Pierce was born in Bertie County on December 23, 1921, a daughter of the late Luther and Johnnie Leggett Brown. She was a member of Colerain Baptist Church, a homemaker, and was the widow of Herman Pierce.

Left to cherish her memory is her son, James E. Pierce and his wife, Ann Bradley of Wilmington, NC; a grandson, Edward Pierce of Columbia, MD; a step grandson, John C. Bradley of Wilmington, her sisters, Ann Batchelor of Durham, NC, and Florence Norville of Severn, MD; and her brother, Dr. Arthur Brown of Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home in Ahoskie on Wednesday, September 21, at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Donald Roberts, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m., prior to services on Wednesday.

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Richard and Mary
12 years ago

Jim and Ed. We are visiting Kate and just learned of your loss. Please know that we are thinking of you and are saddened to hear the news. You were very fortunate to have such a kind and loving Mother and Grandmother. We wish we could be with you at this time. Kate and Anne and their families send their love and condolences.

Dennis Davenport and family
12 years ago


We are so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Please know that you and your family is in our thoughts and prayers. We pray Gods peace and comfort for you all.