OBITUARY

Marianne Armand Pearce

July 1, 1942September 11, 2021
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Marianne Armand Pearce 79, of Houston, went home to Jesus September 11, 2021. Marianne was born July 1, 1942, in Port Arthur Texas to August and Ruth Meier. She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother Richard Meier, her grandson Clayton Whittington, and Great Grandson Grayson Davis. She is survived by her daughter Alison Whittington, her brothers William & Steve Meier, her granddaughters Danielle Davis & Rebecca Whittington, her great granddaughters Addyson, Harper, Paisley, and Evelynn as well as her name’s sake Marianne & nephew Chilly Meier.

Marianne grew up in Port Arthur, where she attended Thomas Jefferson High School and graduated from Lamar University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Education. Marianne spent 38 years in the public school system working with grade school and special needs children. She was dedicated to her students and loved her work, but her heart was set on adventure.

Marianne enjoyed international travel, social gatherings, and people in general. She never met a stranger and was quick to welcome newcomers. She was a long-time member of the Space City Ski & Adventure Club, was an active member on the Hospitality Committee for the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, a longtime member of Les Tres Gentilles , she participated in many other social clubs and groups as well. Her curiosity and lack of hesitation gave her a zest for life. Her effervescent and welcoming personality made her a friend to all!

In Lieu of flowers please consider a donation to the Salvation Army. A memorial service will be held Saturday 25th at 2:00 PM at Forest Park Westheimer, 12800 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77077.

Services

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, September 25, 2021

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Leslie Cashio

September 24, 2021

Andy and I had the privilege of knowing Marianne from Space City Ski Club. She was always so welcoming and friendly. We will miss her. Leslie Cashio

Jane Moore

September 22, 2021

Dear family and friends of Marianne,

What a sweet dear friend. I remember going to Miller Outdoor theater with her and many social events with the Zoomers .
She loved to be out and about , and socializing with her many friends . She will be missed.

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ANN GABER

September 20, 2021

Wow, this is hard to believe; Marianne was so vivacious! I enjoyed her company at several parties at my home, on a sailing trip in S.F. Bay, on a cruise to Belize where we shared a cabin & other events. My heart-felt condolences to her family. She will be missed byanyone who had the pleasure of knowing her.

Yvonne Deuell

September 20, 2021

We spent many times together attending different events. I will miss my friend. I am praying for the family and friends closest to Marianne. May God give you peace in your resting place.

Judy Marvel

September 18, 2021

Marianne was always fun and full of adventure. We had a great time when she and Joann McClain came to visit me in Seattle many years ago. We took so many ferry rides and back roads throughout British Columbia. I will always remember her

Pat Gauger

September 18, 2021

Marianne has been a part of Houston’s social single community for many years. This is where I met this wonderful woman who was always smiling, happy, and friendly. I will miss her friendship.

Betty Gosse

September 15, 2021

I met Marianne about 13 years ago. She and I shared many of the same interests like traveling, dancing and parties and we belonged to many of the same organizations. We had lots of fun together and went on many trips together. I will miss her very much. She had so many friends who loved her and enjoyed being around her.

Pat McBride Sierra

September 15, 2021

I went to Thomas Jefferson High School with Marianne and have remained friends with her all these years. Marianne was always in a good mood, smiling, and always happy. She enjoyed life and, her friends enjoyed knowing her.

Rest In Peace, Marianne

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