James Pierce

August 21, 1947March 29, 2018

James “Sonny” Pierce, 70, of Mulberry, passed away Thursday, March 29, 2108 in Fort Smith. He was born August 21, 1947 in Mulberry, to the late Fines and Zula Mae Pierce. He was retired from Gerber, and the Arkansas National Guard 142nd Field Artillery Regiment. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Barbara Jean Sims; a brother, Bobby Pierce; and a brother-in-law, Sammy Thacker.

He is survived by his wife, Patricia Pierce of the home; a daughter, Paula Pierce of Summerville, SC; a son, Jason Pierce of Mulberry; three sisters, Linda Turner and Margaret Thacker, both of Searcy, and Sue Shearer of Jackson, TX; and two grandchildren.

Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Saturday, March 31, 2018 at New Cemetery in Mulberry, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.

The family will visit with friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 30, 2018, at Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home, 4100 Alma Highway, Van Buren, AR.


  • Visitation Friday, March 30, 2018
  • Graveside Service Saturday, March 31, 2018

James Pierce

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