Pamela Jean Pierce
Pamela Jean Pierce passed away at her home on Thursday, August 21,2014. Funeral services were held on Monday, August 25, 2014 in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, with Hospice Chaplain Bob Harr from Waco offi ciating, and music provided by Mrs. June Wietzikoski. Burial followed in Fort Parker Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Mark Ralls, Anthony Wietzikoski, Michael Tooke, Tracy Tooke, Walter Hewitt, Teddy Smith, Clint Mayhugh, and Jeremy Coslin. Pam was born September 19, 1943 to Earl Eugene George and Wilma Lee George in Waco, where she also grew up and attended school. She worked earlier in her life as a nursing aide in the hospital and nursing homes. She met Paul William “Pete” Pierce while he was stationed at Fort Hood. They were married and one child was born. She and Pete started their own trucking company in Oklahoma, driving mobile home “toters.” Pam moved to Groesbeck in 1983. She and her son Chris drove trucks as a team for two years making long-haul cross country trips. She also drove rock trucks. There were few things Pamela couldn’t or wouldn’t try to do if she wanted. She enjoyed fi shing, boating and camping. Raising her son was her main interest in life to the very end. Pamela was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Pete Pierce, and her brother- in-law, Everett Tooke. She is survived by her son, Christopher Lee Pierce of Groesbeck; sister, Deborah K. McFerrin of Groesbeck; sister, Judy Tooke of Groesbeck; brother and sister-in-law, Johnny and Tracy George of Groesbeck; four nephews: Michael and wife Cheryl Tooke of Waco, Walter and wife Melissa Hewitt of Thornton, Tracy and wife Amber Tooke of Groesbeck, and Billy and wife Chris Forman of Robbins; niece, Kristi and husband Jeremy Coslin of Mexia; granddaughter Rachel and husband J.C. Simmons of Utah; great grandchildren, Willow & Carson Simmons of Utah; and fi ve great nephews and four great nieces. Visit www.groesbeckfuneralhome.com to leave messages of condolence on the guestbook.