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Thomas Jefferson Pierce, Jr.

• May 19, 2020 at 12:27 PM

GRAY - Thomas Jefferson Pierce, Jr., 65, of Gray passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 17, 2020, with his family by his side.

Jeff was born on October 28, 1954, in Memphis, Tennessee to the late Thomas Jefferson Pierce, Sr. and Lynn Shoemate Pierce.  He enjoyed computers and teaching classes at ITT Tech. These were some of his favorite memories. Jeff also enjoyed ham radio and disc golf.  He attended Oak Grove Baptist Church in Gray, TN.  Jeff was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather.  His biggest joy in life was his granddaughter, Abigail.

Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 43 years, Betty Pierce; daughters, Sarah Roberts (Joe) and Allison Pierce (Chris Archer); granddaughters, Abigail and Josie Roberts; aunt, Nevajean Reynolds; cousin, Jeananne Anderson; and his best fur friends, Dixie and Molly.

The Graveside Service will be held at 2:00 pm on Thursday, May 21, 2020, under the portico of Oak Hill Funeral Home with Pastor Sherrel Nave officiating.  Due to Covid-19, everyone will be asked to abide by the social distancing guidelines.

Jeff will be interred in the Garden of Everlasting Life of Oak Hill Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church, 396 Oak Grove Rd., Gray, TN 37615.

The family extends their sincere gratitude to Dr.Maatouk and Shirley Davis from the Cancer Center and Amedisys Hospice for the special care given during this difficult time.

To leave an online condolence for the family please visit www.oakhillfh.com

The care of Thomas Jefferson Pierce, Jr. and his family has been entrusted to the staff of Oak Hill Funeral & Cremation Services.

 

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