Jacksonville native and former long-time Atlanta resident Comer Crittenden Pierce, Jr. died Wednesday, January 22 in Asheville, North Carolina. He is survived by his wife Mary Williams Pierce, of Asheville; and daughter Sarah Bailey Pierce, son Cooper Cubbedge Pierce, daughter-in-law, Robbie Whyte Pierce, grandchildren, Myers and Fairlie Pierce, of Atlanta. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, January 28 at 1:00 p.m. at Patterson’s Spring Hill, Spring and 10th Streets. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the James Thomas Pickren Memorial Scholarship Fund, Stanton College Preparatory School, 1149 West 13th Street, Jacksonville, Florida, 32209, or the American Cancer Society. H.M. Patterson & Son, Spring Hill (404) 876-1022.
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