Clarence Elmer “C.E.” Pierce
Clarence Elmer “C.E.” Pierce, 85, died Tuesday, February 5, 2013, at Claude, Texas.
Services were held Saturday, February 9, 2013, in the Robertson Funeral Directors Saints’ Roost Chapel in Clarendon with the Rev. Bill Hodges, officiating. Burial with US Army Honors was in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Arrangements are under the direction Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
C.E. was born June 20, 1927, in Shamrock to James Richard and Laura Elizabeth Pierce. He married Mary Elizabeth Holman on July 8, 1948, in Clarendon. He was a US Army veteran serving from 1951-1953. He did yard maintenance for many residents of Clarendon prior to his retirement. He attended the First Church of the Nazarene in Clarendon. He was a charter member of VFW Post 7782 in Clarendon.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife; 2 brothers, Richard and George Pierce; 2 sisters, Francis Hinsley and Gladys Fedierline; and his son in law, Vic Lincoln.
He is survived by his daughter Linda Lincoln of Claude; 2 sons, Rick Pierce of Claude and C.E. Pierce, Jr. of Clarendon; a brother, Leroy Pierce of Newton; 2 sisters, Margaret Pierce of Wichita Falls and Jeanie Gordon of Baton Rouge, LA; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials be to American Cancer Society.
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