Rose (Hayes) Pearce, 52, Brazil, passed away May 13, 2009, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 9, 1957, in Brazil, to Raymond J. and Ruby E. (Saddler) Hayes.
She graduated from Brazil High School with the class of 1975. Mrs. Pearce enjoyed working outdoors landscaping and gardening.
She was preceded in death by her parents, son Joshua Lee Pearce, sisters Reta Hayes Clark and Ruth Hayes Scobee, and brother Rodney Hayes.
Survivors include her daughter Wendy Pearce, grandchildren Jalyn Morris, Gara Haraway and Fischer Smith, brothers Ron Hayes and wife Judy, Randy Hayes and wife Carol, Bob Hayes, Rudy Hayes and wife Cathy, Richard Hayes and wife Leslie, and Rick Hayes, all of Brazil, and several nieces and nephews.
Services for Mrs. Pearce will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel, Monday, May 18, 2009, 1 p.m., with Pastor Nic Elliott officiating.
Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Monday, from 11 a.m., until time of services.
At the family's request, donations may be made to the Riley Autism Clinic or an organization of your choice.