Mary E. (Settle) Pierce

July 18, 1929 ~ March 3, 2021 (age 91)


MARY E. PIERCE, 91, of Ina passed away Wednesday morning, March 3, 2021 at her home surrounded by her family.

She was born in Ina, IL on July 18, 1929, the daughter of Howard & Edna (Cook) Settle.

She married Everett “Bud” Pierce on Dec. 21, 1946 in Mayfield, KY, and he preceded her in death on Nov. 9, 2014.

Mrs. Pierce was a longtime faithful member of the Ina Free Will Baptist Church, where she and her husband Bud served as Janitors for many years.  Mrs. Pierce worked for several years at the Sunshine Center, and loved crocheting and knitting.

Mrs. Pierce is survived by her Children:

Dennis Pierce & wife Gladys of Kentucky

Patsy Morgan & husband Rob of Ina

Nina Clinton & husband Jerry of Woodlawn


Mindy Henn & husband Larry

Rachel Morgan

Holly Payne & husband Keith

Jeremy Clinton & wife Jessica

Ryan Clinton & wife Morgan

Kyle Clinton


Kenzi & Jordan Henn

Kaden & Morgan Payne

Kaylynn Clinton

Gracelyn & Caroline Clinton

Kynlee Clinton

2 Sisters:

Joyce Harpole & husband Jerry of Mt. Vernon

Janet Bennett of Benton

2 Brothers: Lynn Settle & wife Lana of Texas

Ed Settle & wife Linda of Missouri

She was preceded in death by her Parents, Husband, by a Son-Kent Pierce, by a Granddaughter-Monica Pierce, by a Brother-Marvin Settle and by 2 Sisters-Millie Oslager & Martha Hawkins Oslager.  GRAVESIDE Funeral services will be held at 1:00 P.M. FRIDAY, March 5th at the Kirk Cemetery in Ina with Bro. Brad Ryan & Bro. David Shores officiating.   There will be No Public Visitation, those attending the service are requested to meet at the cemetery.

For those who wish, Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc.

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Graveside Service
March 5, 2021

1:00 PM
Kirk Cemetery
Route 37 North
Ina, IL 62846


Hospice of Southern Illinois, Inc
305 South Illinois Street, Belleville IL 62220
Tel: 1-800-233-1708

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