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Glenn Fay Pierce


Glenn Fay Pierce, 84, of High Ridge, Mo. died Saturday, June 1, 2024, in High Ridge.

He was born Oct. 3, 1939, in Jonesboro, Ark.

On March 24, 1962, he was united in marriage to Alice Gertrude “Trudy’’ Woolsey.

Those preceding him in death include his parents; his wife on Sept. 11, 1999; and siblings, Harley, Austin, Elvis and Gayle.

Glenn spent the majority of his life as a carpenter. He was in the Carpenter’s Union and did commercial carpentry for fifty-eight years. He was an outdoorsman by nature and loved camping, hunting and fishing. In younger years, he also kept a bountiful garden. According to his family, he was the jack of all trades and quite crafty. There was no obstacle too big for him to conquer successfully. Time spent with his family is what he treasured most.

Glenn is survived by three children, Melissa Wilkinson (Kirt) of Arnold, Mo/, Paula Mattingly (Aaron) of Foley, Ala. and Kirby Pierce (Cindy Simmons) of Hermann, Mo.; eleven grandchildren, including granddaughter, Marissa Braun (Chris); and four great-grandchildren, including Adaline Braun; one brother, Junior Pierce (June) Jonesboro, Ark. one sister, Sandra Martin of the state of Arkansas; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Friday, June 7, 2024, at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel with Pastor Steve Jones officiating. Burial was in New Home Cemetery near Falcon. Visitation was from noon until service time, also at Shadel’s Colonial Chapel.

Memorials have been suggested to American Heart Association. Donations can be left at or mailed to Shadel’s Colonial Chapel, P.O. Box 948 or 1001 N. Lynn, Lebanon, Mo. 65536.

Arrangements are under the direction of Shadel’s Colonial Chapel of Lebanon.

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