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Appleton D. (A.D.) Pierce

Services for Appleton D. (A.D.) Pierce of Brookhaven are 2 p.m.,Sunday, Jan. 2 at Harrigill Funeral Home Chapel with burial inSweetwater Methodist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Pierce, 91, died Dec. 31, 2004, at St. Dominic MedicalCenter in Jackson. He was born in Louisiana on April 20, 1913, toWylie Vernon Pierce and Jesse Dixon Pierce.

He was a retired self-employed master carpenter. He was a memberof the Methodist faith.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Mildred SmithPierce; his son, Gerald B. Pierce; and eight brothers andsisters.

Survivors are his sisters, Maxine Waldon of Mobile, Ala., andGladys Jones of Jackson; his brothers, Jesse V. Pierce ofBrookhaven and J.D. Pierce of Jackson.; a grandchild, VanessaPierce Runge; and two great-grandchildren, Madison Runge and BrileyRunge.