E. Margaret “Puddy” Pierson

E. Margaret “Puddy” Pierson


E. Margaret “Puddy” Pierson 88, of Maryville, Missouri formerly of Barnard, Missouri passed away on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Nodaway Nursing Home in Maryville.

“Puddy” was born on May 28, 1931 in Maryville, to Ova and Blanche (Rasco) Wohlford. She was a graduate of Horace Mann High School, a homemaker and member of the Barnard United Methodist Church.

She married Warren “Barney” Pierson, Jr. on May 24, 1949 in Maryville, Missouri. He preceded her in death on September 21, 2007. She was also preceded by one sister, Gladys’ Tommy” Hart and two brothers, Everett “Buster” Wohlford and Ova Lee Wohlford.

Survivors include her son, Martin Pierson, Boise, Idaho and two grandchildren, Jennifer Rocha, Laramie, Wyoming and John Pierson, Thornton, Colorado and three great-grandchildren.

Graveside services and burial 11 a.m. Saturday, August 17 at the Barnard American Legion Cemetery, Barnard, under the care of Price Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday, August 16 at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to the Alzheimer’s Association. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com.