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Zella Mae Pierce
11/02/1914 — 02/01/2004
From Richland, WA, US | Born in Bryson, Texas
Zella Mae Pierce
Zella M. Pierce, 89, of Richland, passed away on February 1, 2004 at Quail Hollow in Richland. She was born on November 2, 1914 in Bryson, Texas to James and Nora Jones.
She moved to the Tri-Cites in 1943 from Texas. Zella was a member of the Richland Baptist Church and the Senior Travel Club, and she loved to travel. She was a chief assistant at Kadlec Medical Center and then later working for Battelle as a housekeeper and retiring 24 years ago. Zella was a loving and caring person.
Zellas grandchildren were the first in her life. She always wanted to know what her children and grandchildren were doing.
She is survived by her three daughters Sandra Smith and husband Morris; Barbara Edens and husband Rube; Delores Dean all of Richland; brother Harold Jones; sisters Arlena Claxton and Mamie Allen. She is also survived by her 8 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandson who will always know her as Mama.
Zella was preceded in death by her husband George H. Pierce in 1957.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday February 4 at 11:30am at the Richland Baptist Church. Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 3-5pm at Einans Funeral Home. Interment will take place at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.
I would like to express my deepest sympathy to Zella’s wonderful family. I want to thank you with all my heart for sharing her with me for a short time. I loved her dearly. She was loving and funny and made many wonderful days for me and others around her. She had the gentle ways of a wonder lady and the spirit of a lion. She will be in my heart forever. God bless you all. Love Nurse Glenda
My prayers go out to you and your family in your loss of mother and grandmother. I didn’t know her well but have known others in the family for years. It’s hard to let go of our loved ones but when we know they are going to be in Heaven where they’ll have no more hurts and worries it’s a little easier. Find your comfort in Jesus in the coming days. Blessings to each of you…..
We want to send out our thoughts & prayers to you in the death of your Mother. She was such a neat lady and we enjoyed visiting with her. She was such a good and close friend of our Mom, Cora Chappelle. We will miss her also.
I treasure many years of friendship with Zella