Cheryl Anita Pierson

Cheryl Anita Pierson


Cheryl Anita (Piveral) Pierson, 64, Maryville, Missouri passed away on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, Missouri after a courageous battle with cancer.

Cheryl was born January 13, 1955 in Maryville to Robert and Virginia (Collins) Piveral. She graduated from Maryville High School in 1973. She then received her LPN degree and had worked for over 41 years at Maryville Living Center.

She was united in marriage to Eugene Freemont Pierson on February 20, 1987 in Maryville. He preceded her in death on July 4, 2019.

Cheryl and Gene enjoyed visiting Branson, Missouri and they enjoyed camping. She was an exceptional seamstress, quilter and many enjoyed her delicious baked goods. She spent every available moment enjoying her grandchildren, great-grandson and her nieces and nephews. She was a member of Laura Street Baptist Church in Maryville.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Gene; her father, Robert; a brother, Jesse Piveral; two sisters-in-law, Pam Piveral and Cheryl Piveral; brother-in-law, Pearl Pierson, and two nieces, Brenda Boehm and Sharon (Piveral) Snuffer.

Cheryl is survived by her mother, Virginia, Maryville; two sons, Geno (Debbie) Pierson, Maryville and Jeremy Piveral, Florida; step-son, David (Rhonda) Medley, Lincoln, Nebraska; four grandchildren, Chris (Tyra) Pierson, Dacota (Melissa Davis) Pierson, Reuben (Heather) Medley and David Medley, Jr.; one great-grandson, Ethan Eugene Pierson; one sister, Lynn (Al) Boehm, Stanberry; three brothers, Robert Piveral, Jr., Arlington, Texas; Richard (Rita) Piveral, Conception Jct. and Mike (Sharon) Piveral, Maryville; and several nieces, nephews and great-nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Pierson has been cremated under the care of Price Funeral Home. 

Graveside services and burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019 at White Oak Cemetery, Pickering. The family will receive friends at the Price Funeral Home in Maryville on Sunday, August 18 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Online condolences can be made to her family at


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