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Wednesday September 28th, 2016
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Jean Piercy

Jean Piercy, 77 of Taylorville passed away on Friday, September 23, 2016 at 8:20 a.m. at her residence in Taylorville. She was born on October 31, 1938 in Assumption, IL the Daughter of Kenneth and Fern (Swiney) Long. She married Wilbur Piercy on July 13, 1957 and they later divorced. She worked for the State of Illinois Department of Education, she was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and she sang in the Church Choir.

Surviving are her Son: Alan (Kathleen) Piercy of North Tustin, CA; Daughter: Mary Piercy of Normal, IL; Grandchildren: Jeremy Durbin of New Orleans, LA, Shawn Durbin of Decatur, IL; Matthew Durbin of Glen Ellyn, IL; Elizabeth Piercy of North Tustin, CA; Great-Grandchildren: Ashley Durbin of Mt. Zion, IL; Blake Durbin of Chatham, IL; Cody Durbin of Harristown, IL; Jayse Durbin of Chatham, IL; Gage Durbin of Edinburg, IL; Kendall Durbin of Harristown, IL; Sophia Durbin of Glen Ellyn, IL; Sister: Carolyn Snyder of Taylorville, IL; Brothers: Dale Long of Decatur, IL; Dewey Long of Pana, IL; Steve Long of St. Charles, MO; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. She was preceded in death by her Parents.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Taylorville with Father Alan Hunter officiating. Burial will be held in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Assumption, IL

Memorials may be made to the St. Mary’s Catholic School 422 S. Washington St. Taylorville, IL 625658

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.

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Of course my opinion of her changed drastically when I was told how she stole the 40 a res from Aunt Ruth in the nursing home. Then Carolyn tried the same trick!

Linda Lucchese Nov 2 2019 12:00 AM

I'm sorry to hear of Jean's passing.

Linda Long Lucchese Oct 22 2016 12:00 AM

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Words seem inadequate to express the sadness I feel about Jean Piercy passing. With sincere sympathy, DJ

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