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 Onva Lee Wenger Pierce - Obituary

April 9, 2008

CULLODEN Onva Lee Wenger Pierce, 68, of Culloden, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, April 9, 2008, at her home in Culloden following a long illness.

Born July 5, 1939, at Alderson, she was the daughter of the late Lynn Clark and Ethel Morgan Wenger. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Alvin C. Wenger.

Mrs. Wenger was a homemaker. She was a 1956 graduate of Alderson High School and was a member of First Baptist Church of Lyons, Ga. She attended Grace Fellowship Baptist Church, which is the former Evangelical Free Church at Culloden, where she taught Sunday school and AWANAS for several years. Mrs. Pierce worked for the Literacy Volunteers of Putnam County.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Robert Forest Pierce; three sons, Robert Forest Pierce Jr. and his wife, Gail, of Lyons, Ga., Christopher Lynn Pierce and his wife, Robin, of Culloden and Mark Ellis Pierce of Culloden; a daughter, Leana Pierce Hoover and her husband, David, of Milton; a brother, Bobby Wenger and his wife, Lisa, of Hawkins, Texas; three sisters, Joyce Noble and her husband, Fred, of Alderson, Lena Wenger of Beckley and Rymal Kenton and her husband, Herb, of Milford, Del.; four grandchildren, Katelyn Pierce of Lyons, Preston Hoover and Hayden Hoover, both of Milton, and Forest Caputo of Jane Lew; four stepgrandchildren, Leslie McLendon and her husband, Donald, of Lyons, Zade Bailey and his wife, Mary Ann, of Lyons, Avery Silas of Charleston and Natasha Dawson of Charleston; three stepgreat-grandchildren, Dawson and Abby McLendon and Alisa Bailey, all of Lyons; and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 13, at Lobban Funeral Home Chapel, Alderson, with Pastor Kenny Taylor and Pastor Gerald Foster officiating. Burial will follow in the Fletcher Addition of the Alderson Cemetery.

Friends may call 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, contributions of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Leonard Fichter and staff and to the nursing staff at CAMC-Teays Valley for their special care and attention.

Arrangements by Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson.

(From the Beckley Register Herald)


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