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Pastor Eddie Lee Pierce

February 20, 1941 ~ July 11, 2020 (age 79)

Obituary

Pastor Eddie L. Pierce was born February 20, 1941 to the late Sam and Oneta Pierce in Louin, Mississippi.  He departed this life on Saturday, July 11, 2020.

He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Eddie was always willing to share advice, give a helping hand.  You could always count on him.

He is preceded in death by his father, Sam Pierce; mother, Oneta Pierce; sisters, Nancy Carr, Lula Alexander and Elizabeth Jessup; brothers, Lawrence  Pierce and Samuel Pierce; father-in-law, Webster Voss; brothers-in-law, Vernon Voss and Robert Abbott; nephews, Raphael Voss and Elbert “Lee” Conway.

He leaves to cherish his memory; his loving wife of 53 years, Ruthie Pierce; four sons, Darnell (Regina) Pierce, Lennell (Whanda) Pierce, Chad (Desirae) Pierce and Rodney (Christy) Pierce; one brother, Rev. Charles Pierce of Mississippi; god-daughter, Bridget (Al) Hill; a host of other relatives and friends; nieces, and nephews who are too numerous to name.

“To God be the glory for all he has done and accomplished in his lifetime.”

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Services

Visitation
Friday
July 17, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Minor-Morris Funeral Home, Ltd.
112 Richards Street
Joliet, IL 60433

Visitation
Saturday
July 18, 2020

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Friendship Baptist Church
201 Sherman Street
Joliet, Illinois 60433

Funeral Service
Saturday
July 18, 2020

10:00 AM
Friendship Baptist Church
201 Sherman Street
Joliet, Illinois 60433

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