Savannah- Mamie Leona “Becky” Piercey, age 87 passed away Wednesday, May 26, 2022 at her grandson’s home in Pembroke. Mrs. Piercey was born in McIntosh County on January 17, 1935 to the late Rufus Derverges and Mamie Jackson Derverges. Mrs. Piercey was a house keeper for The Landing Association of Savannah and loved taking vacations with her family. She enjoyed taking care of her flowers, yardwork and loved to eat out. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Piercey was preceded in death by her husband of 70 years, Herman Piercey, her brother, Harry Derverges and her sisters, Dotty LaRose and Ellen Knapp.
Survivors include the daughters and a son-in-law, Linda and Ricky Sikes of Ellabell, Shirley Ann Piercey of Pembroke and Kathy Heery of Pembroke; two sisters, Lucille Stone of Savannah and Pauline Dyches of Savannah; five grandchildren, Wendell and Wendy Strickland, Amy and Tim Barclay, Jason and Mistie Strickland, Nancy Walker and Christopher and Heather Heery; 14 great grandchildren; 15 great great grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be held 6-8 P.M. Tuesday, May 31, 2022 at the funeral home.
Funeral service will be held 11 A.M. Wednesday, June 1, 2022 in the chapel of Flanders Powell Funeral Home. Interment will follow at 1 P.M. at Hillcrest West Cemetery.
Flanders Powell Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mrs Mamie Leona “Becky” Piercey.