Pierson, E. Margaret 1931-2019

MARYVILLE, Mo. - E. Margaret "Puddy" Pierson 88, of Maryville, formerly of Barnard, Missouri, passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Nodaway Nursing Home in Maryville.

Puddy was born on May 28, 1931 in Maryville, to Ova and Blanche (Rasco) Wohlford. She was a graduate of Horace Mann High School, a homemaker and member of the Barnard United Methodist Church.

She married Warren "Barney" Pierson, Jr. on May 24, 1949, in Maryville. He preceded her in death on September 21, 2007.

She was also preceded by: one sister, Gladys' Tommy" Hart; and two brothers, Everett "Buster" Wohlford and Ova Lee Wohlford.

Survivors include: her son, Martin Pierson, Boise, Idaho; and two grandchildren, Jennifer Rocha, Laramie, Wyoming and John Pierson, Thornton, Colorado; and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial: 11 a.m. Saturday, August 17, at the Barnard American Legion Cemetery, Barnard, Missouri, under the care of Price Funeral Home.

The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, August 16, at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer's Association.

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