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Helen Pierce

Sunday, July 6, 2008

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Helen Pierce, 95, Clay City, died July 4, 2008, at Westridge Healthcare Facility.

She was born July 6, 1912, in Clay City, the daughter of Simon and Anna Davis Adkins.

She graduated from Clay City High School, class of 1932.

She went to nursing school and graduated from the Union Hospital School of Nursing.

She worked as an R.N. for Dr. Walter Bond, Clay City, for 25 years.

She and her late husband Max Pierce owned and operated the Schoppenhorst Funeral Home in Clay City for 24 years before selling the business in 1979.

Helen and Max were married on May 17, 1939, in Logansport. He preceded her in death on Feb. 13, 1990.

She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, Clay City.

Aunt Helen was a loving and caring lady. She and her husband Max enjoyed the companionship of collie dogs and in her later years, Helen had a few special cats she cared for.

Helen was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, sister Edith Royer, and brothers Harry Adkins, Edgar Adkins, James Adkins, Kenneth Adkins and Richard Adkins.

She is survived by many nieces, nephews and extended family.

Services will take place at 1 p.m., Tuesday, at Schoppenhorst Funeral Home, with Rev. Steve Rundel officiating. Burial will follow at Maple Grove Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

If friends so desire, memorial contributions in her memory should be directed to the Clay County Humane Society, 8280 N. CR 125 W., Brazil, 47834.