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Sarah Pierce

Services were set for 2 p.m. today at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. Brother Jerry Leggett was to officiate. Burial was to follow in Obion County Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Pierce was born Aug. 7, 1931, in Weakley County, daughter of the late Everett and Maybell (Bynum) Copeland. She married the Rev. James Pierce June 28, 1952. He died May 15, 1984. Ms. Frances was a member of Second Baptist Church in Union City where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She had been employed at the former Salant & Salant in Union City and the former Troy Manufacturing.
She is survived by her niece and nephew whom she raised, Cathy Hedgepath of South Fulton and Randy O’Keeffe of Union City; two great-nieces, Ashley Hedgepath and SaraCathryn Hedgepath, both of South Fulton; and her brother, Billy D. Copeland of Fulton.
She was also preceded in death by her sister, Anne O’Keeffe; and her brother, Ray Copeland.
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