Blanche Pierce Obituary

September 28, 2011

in News,Obituaries,West Windsor

BROWNSVILLE — Funeral services for Blanche K. Pierce, 79, a longtime resident of Brownsville, who died Sept. 27, 2011 at her home, will be held Friday, Sept. 30 at 1 p.m. at the Brownsville Methodist Church. Rev. Cheryl D. Heater, Pastor, will officiate. Committal services will follow in the Brownsville Cemetery. A reception for family and friends will follow back at the church hall.
Friends may call at the Knight Funeral Home in Windsor today (Thursday) Sept. 29 from 4-7 p.m.
She was born March 31, 1932, in Jamaica, the daughter of Ar-mentus and Gladys (Johnson) Kingsbury.
She received her schooling in Rawsonville, Kellyville, N.H. and Newport, N.H.
She married Edson S. Pierce in Brownsville on June 5, 1959. Her pride was raising and keeping house for the family with every-thing in its place including P’s and Q’s for the children and her husband too. She liked fine clothes, which had to be just right, as well as her hair before going out. She was very proud to remember the birthdays of every one of her relatives.
She was a member of the Brownsville Methodist Church for over 50 years, and a 43-year member of the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 25 in Windsor. For many years she and her hus-band followed Woody and the Ramblers Country Band. Bingo was a her favorite hobby and “Don’t sit in her seat.” Blanche valued with love, to hear from her family, the words; Honey, Mom, Sis, Auntie, Grammy, and Great Grammy coupled with “I Love You.”
Survivors include her husband, Edson of Brownsville; one son, Royal of Ascutney; three daugh-ters, penny of Covington, LA., Brenda and her husband Mike of Windsor and Melodie and her husband Tim of Laconia, N.H.; 12 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; four brothers, Harold Kingsbury of Fort Mey-ers, Fla., Lyle Kingsbury and his wife, Helen of Claremont, N.H., Melvin Kingsbury and his wife, Connie of Florida, and Edmond Kingsbury of Florida; one sister, Jennie Partlow of Claremont, one sister-in-law, Patricia Barrows and her husband, Stewart of Windsor; several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by one grandson.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Brownsville Methodist Church, PO Box 176, Brownsville, 05037, the Ameri-can Legion Auxiliary Unit 25, 4 Court Square, Windsor, 05089 or the Visiting Nurse and Hospice of VT and N.H., PO Box 976, White River Jct., 05001-0976.
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