Kathleen Pierson


Mrs. Kathleen Pierson, age 84, Limestone, passed away Friday, April 21, 2017 at Laughlin Memorial Hospital.
Mrs. Pierson was born in Washington County and daughter of the late Lincoln & Minnie Tilson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Enoch Pierson, Jr. and great grandchild, Kristian O’brien
She attended Oak Grove Baptist Church.
Mrs. Pierson retired from Baxter Pharmaceuticals.
Survivors include a daughter, Judy Marlowe (Robert), Telford; son, Michael Pierson (Janice), Germany; grandchildren, Courtney Holtsclaw (Mike), Limestone, Shane O’brien (Zach), California, Terry Pierson, Illinois and Dusty Shimkus (Erin), Virginia; three great-grandchildren, Ashley Holtsclaw, Abby Holtsclaw, and Harper Shimkus; sisters, Maxine Swanner, Jewel Martin and Dorothy Toohey (Don); brother, Tom Tilson (Shirley); special caregiver, Stacy Hensley.
Funeral services will be conducted 7:00 pm Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 pm Tuesday prior to the service.
Interment services will be conducted 11:00 am Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Salem Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be family & friends.

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04-24-2017 FOUR OAKS
Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. God bless
04-23-2017 Debbie Payne-Morrison
I have always remembered the kindness of Mrs. Pierson when I had sleep overs at the Pierson home when I was young. (I'm now 64.) Judy and I went through school together at West View Elementary and Washington College Academy, graduating in 1970. Their home was so comforting. I especially remember how her mother would come in to wake us and sit on the side of the bed turning on the bedside lamp and talk to us so gently. There were other kindnesses too and I always enjoyed spending time there, but the gentle awakening is a treasured memory. However, the ticking grandfather clock, that rang throughout the night was one that took some getting used to! Thanks for the memories!


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