Pierson, Cheryl A. 1955-2019

MARYVILLE, Mo. - Cheryl Anita (Piveral) Pierson, 64, Maryville, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, at Mosaic Life Care, in St. Joseph, after a courageous battle with cancer.

Cheryl was born Jan. 13, 1955, in Maryville, to Robert and Virginia (Collins) Piveral.

She graduated from Maryville High School in 1973.

She then received her LPN degree and had worked for over 41 years at Maryville Living Center.

She was united in marriage to Eugene Freemont Pierson, on Feb. 20, 1987, in Maryville. He preceded her in death on July 4, 2019.

Cheryl and Gene enjoyed visiting Branson, Missouri and they enjoyed camping.

She was an exceptional seamstress, quilter and many enjoyed her delicious baked goods.

She spent every available moment enjoying her grandchildren, great-grandson, and her nieces and nephews.

She was a member of Laura Street Baptist Church, in Maryville.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Gene; her father, Robert; a brother, Jesse Piveral; two sisters-in-laws, Pam Piveral and Cheryl Piveral; brother-in-law, Pearl Pierson; and two nieces, Brenda Boehm and Sharon (Piveral) Snuffer.

Cheryl is survived by: her mother, Virginia, Maryville; two sons, Geno (Debbie) Pierson, Maryville, and Jeremy Piveral, Florida; stepson, David (Rhonda) Medley, Lincoln, Nebraska; four grandchildren: Chris (Tyra) Pierson, Dacota (Melissa Davis) Pierson, Reuben (Heather) Medley and David Medley, Jr.; one great-grandson, Ethan Eugene Pierson; one sister, Lynn (Al) Boehm, Stanberry, Missouri; three brothers: Robert Piveral Jr., Arlington, Texas, Richard (Rita) Piveral, Conception Junction, Missouri and Mike (Sharon) Piveral, Maryville; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Pierson has been cremated under the care of Price Funeral Home.

Graveside services and burial will be held on Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, at White Oak Cemetery, Pickering, Missouri.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019, at the Price Funeral Home, in Maryville.

Online condolences can be made to her family at: www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com. As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.

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