Thurman Pierce died on Sun., Aug. 10, 2014. He was preceded in death by his parents Gertrude Range Gilson and Herman Pierce; and siblings Lawrence (Mildred), Earl, and Joyce Gilson. He was devoted friend of Lynn Wynn; father of Terralynn Pierce, Thurman James, Terrance James, Travis Pierce, and Damond Charles; 8 grandchildren; brother of Rena (Gail) Ventris, Raymond (Lillie) Gilson, Albert Gilson, Patricia Thomas, Brenda (Weldon) Marshall, Carolyn (Jimmy) Williams, Kenneth Gilson, and Karen Pierre; and also survived by a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins. Relatives and friends of the family; also Pastors, officers, and members of First Free Mission B.C.(Algiers), Holy Name of Mary C.C., Beacon Light of Baton Rouge, LA, Shiloh B.C. (Gretna), and all neighboring churches; and also employees of Huntington Ingalls and Great Lake D.D. are invited to attend the funeral services at 10 am on Sat., Aug. 16, 2014 at Murray Henderson Funeral Home, 1209 Teche St., New Orleans LA 70114. Visitation from 8 am to 10 am. Elder Eric Williams of Beacon Light of Baton Rouge, LA officiating. Private Burial. Professional Services Entrusted to Murray Henderson Funeral Home.
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Murray Henderson Funeral Home
1209 Teche St
New Orleans, LA 70114
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Aug. 12 to Aug. 16, 2014