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Joyce Marjorie Pierce

Posted on 2/9/2022 by

Joyce Marjorie Pierce, 85, of Lincoln, May 25, 1936-February 7, 2022

Joyce Marjorie Pierce, 85, of Lincoln, passed away February 7, 2022 with her family by her side in Lincoln, NE.  She was born on May 25, 1936, in Chicago, IL, to William and Marjorie (Penney) McIntyre.  Joyce married Robert “Bob” Pierce on August 8, 1959 after meeting him at Millikin University (Decatur, IL) in 1958.  They would be married for 56 years.  They lived in Norfolk, NE, and Kearney, MO.  She was a member of Pi Beta Phi Sorority.  Joyce was an elementary school teacher, teaching Pre-school, Third Grade and Fifth Grade.  After retirement she ran a daycare at their home in Missouri.  Joyce loved making ceramics and was an avid bird watcher.  She loved dogs and always had two or more in the household.  

Survived by her only child, Michele “Shelly” L. (Jess) Jones; three grandchildren, Jamie L. (Joe) Spooner, Justin L. (Sami) Jones, and Jennifer L. Jones; brother Thomas McIntyre. Preceded in death by parents and husband, Robert “Bob”. 

A private scattering of ashes with the family at her favorite place will occur in the spring.