Lifetime Paonia resident Rosella "Rose" Pierce died Aug. 18, 2013, at Paonia Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was 86.
A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31, at the Paonia Assembly of God.
Rosella F. Johnson was born in Paonia Aug. 13, 1927, to Fred and Lillie (Wade) Johnson. She was the great-granddaughter of Samuel Wade. She spent her childhood and attended public school in Paonia.
On March 17, 1947, she married Norman Pierce in Delta.
Mrs. Pierce was a retired certified nursing assistant at Paonia Care Center. She enjoyed being a wife and mother and working on word puzzles.
She was a member of the Paonia Assembly of God.
She is survived by her son, Eddie Pierce of Paonia; a sister, Betty Lewis of Orlando, Fla.; four nieces; eight nephews; and numerous great-nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Norman; a son, Norman L. Pierce; three sisters; and two brothers.
Memorial contributions may be made to the family to help cover expenses.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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