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Barbara F. Pierce


Barbara F. Pierce of Cedar Springs passed away peacefully in the care of At Home Memory Care in her home on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Barbara was born December 26, 1921 in Honolulu, Hawaii as Barbara Frances Smith. She was the mother of seven to Louis Patrick, Margaret Anita, Cynthia Sue and Martin Edward; grandmother and great grandmother and friend to many. Barbara was both mother and father to her children. She allowed her children to make their own mistakes but never said, “I told you so.” She was preceded in death by her husband, Vernon Harvey; sons, Donald, Michael and daughter, Patricia. She always had the best looking lawn in town. She was a hard worker, homemaker, gardener and all around beautiful person. Barbara loved going for walks or riding her bicycle around. She also loved a nice day when she would pull out her convertible, put the top down and put the pedal to the metal, letting her hair blow in the wind. She would like us to think of her, not gone but forever remaining in our hearts. We would like to thank At Home Memory Care for taking great care of our beautiful mother/grandmother. The family received friends Monday, February 23 at the Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs. Interment Elmwood Cemetery.

Arrangements by Bliss-Witters & Pike Funeral Home, Cedar Springs

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 Mrs. Charlene Pierce, age 78, of Cedar Springs, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, November 17, 2012. For 15 years she worked for Coopers Dry Cleaning in Cedar Springs, and she also worked for 15 years as a crossing guard for Cedar Springs Public Schools. Charlene especially liked working with children, and she also enjoyed playing bingo and working with it at the American Legion Glen Hill Post #287. At Glen Hill Post she was a past-president, chaplain, 1st and 2nd vice-president, and served on the Executive Board of the Ladies Auxiliary. She attended Pioneer Christian Reformed Church in Cedar Springs. Charlene is survived by her children, Lonny (Connie) Pierce, Marjorie (Rick) Knapp, Susan (Ron) Knapp, Tammy (Jay) Baker, and Tommy (Mindy) Pierce; 14 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Charlene was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas. The service for Mrs. Pierce was Tuesday at 1:00 p.m. at the Pederson Funeral Home with Pastor Jim Alblas officiating. Interment in Elmwood Cemetery. Relatives and friends met at the funeral home on Monday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m.Arrangements by Pederson Funeral Home, Rockford www.pedersonfuneralhome.com

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Thomas Lee Pierce Jr.

Melinda and Thomas Pierce Sr. of Cedar Springs are proud to announce the birth of their son, Thomas Lee Pierce, Jr.  Thomas was born on September 14, 2011 at Spectrum Health Butterworth Campus at 9:02 am. He weighed 8 lbs. 4 oz. and was 19 ½ inches long. He was welcomed home by his sisters, Makayla, Natalie and Chloe, and grandparents Diana and Richard Portell of Grant, Michigan and Charlene Pierce of Cedar Springs.

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