Eugenia Lea Pierce, 88, was born July 28, 1930 in Ranger, TX to W. E. and Sarah Johnston. She passed away January 30, 2019 in Hobbs.
She attended Eunice High School in 1948 and graduated as the Valedictorian. She married Ray Pierce on September 9, 1948. They owned and operated Pierce Production Company in Eunice. Eugenia was a member of the Eunice Band Boosters while her children were in school and was a Brownie and Girl Scout Leader. She was a member of the Eunice Library Board for many years.
She is survived by her children; Jeannette Throneberry and Larry of Greeley, CO, Bill Pierce and Peggy of Midland, TX and Cynthia Sims and Floyd of Eunice, brother; Edwin Johnston, grandchildren; Melinda Dunn, Nathan Throneberry, Jennifer LaForge, and Leslie Whitehead, great-grandchildren; James, Raleigh, Kaleigh and Jackson LaForge, William Ruehl, Elijah Throneberry, Delaney and Kanon Whitehead.
Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, sister and niece.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to New Mexico Christian Children’s Home, 1356 NM 236, Portales, NM 88130.
Cynthia, I am so sorry for your loss. Such a wonderfully sweet lady. Heaven gained a beautiful angel.
Paulette Gladden RogersLubbock, TX
So sorry for your loss, heaven has received a angel she was a sweetheart.
Sending love and prayers. So very sorry for your loss
Linda KlahrMooringsport, Louisiana, NM
Jeannette, Bill, Cynthia and families. Saddened to hear about the passing of your sweet Mother. I thought I remembered my Mom, Irene Carmack, saying she helped give the wedding shower for your Mom and Dad. Your parents were sweet people. Prayers of comfort for all of you. Rex and Jan Busby
Jan Carmack BusbyAbilene, TX
Praying for comfort in your family.
Ron HardenSrAbilene, TX
A beautiful lady is now in our creators hands. My deepest sympathy to all the family.
Kris GuilloryLovington, NM
My condolences at the loss of your Mother. She was a wonderful woman and a Mom to many of us in the band. My love and prayers to the entire Pierce family.
Danny LynnBedford, TX
So sorry for you loss. Wanted you to know we will be lifting up your family in our prayers. Lee and Jan Hershberger
Lee and Jan HershbergerMidland, Texas, TX