Audrey Ruth Pierce, (nee Kress) age 91, of Hillsboro died January 11, 2011 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. Mrs. Pierce was a homemaker and a retired seamstress. She was a charter member of Grace Bible Fellowship in St. Louis and attended Second Baptist Church in Festus. Born April 13, 1919 in Conemaugh Township, Indiana County, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Edward and Elizabeth (Haberstitch) Kress.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Clyde Pierce.
She is survived by two sons: Russell (Ann) Pierce of Reading, Pa. and Richard (Phyllis)Pierce of Hillsboro; three grandchildren: David Pierce of Irvington, N.Y., Michael (Keri)Pierce of Quincy, Ill. and Stephen (Sherri) Pierce of Sun Prairie, Wis.; four great-grandchildren: Ethan, Brendan and Logan Pierce of Quincy, Ill., and Abigail Pierce of Sun Prairie, Wis.
In addition to her husband and her parents she was preceded in death by one infant son,Roger Wayne Pierce; three brothers: Arthur Kress, Floyd Kress, and Lawrence Kress;and one sister, Mamie Pierce.
Visitation will be held Sunday, January, 16, 2011, from 1 to 4PM and Monday January 17, 2011 from 10AM to 11AM at Robinson-Lytle Funeral Home, Indiana, Pennsylvania.
Funeral service will be held Monday January 17, 2011, at Robinson-Lytle Funeral Home, Indiana, Pa.
Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery in Indiana, Pa.