Burneyville - Funeral Services for Mrs. Janie Ruth Piearcy, 73 of Orr are scheduled for 2:00 P.M., Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Burneyville Baptist Church with Bro. Rob Lee officiating. Interment will follow to Crow Cemetery. Services are under the care and direction of Alexander Gray Funeral Home in Wilson.
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Janie was born on September 7, 1946 in Oklahoma City, OK to the late Mr. Cecil Altstatt and Mrs. Geneva Louise (Presson) Dobbs. She departed from this life on Friday, November 22, 2019 in Marietta.
Janie was raised mostly in Western Oklahoma area where she attended school. At the age of 15, she married Mr. Cotton Lee on March 12, 1961. To this union, they were blessed with 4 children, Floy, Edith, Cecil and Dub. Cotton preceded her in death on May 12, 1982. In December of 1982, Janie married Robert Piearcy and to this union, she gained 4 daughters, Nita, Denise, Donna and Julie. Robert preceded her in death in September of 1995. She later married James Piearcy in 1999. Janie worked at various nursing homes in the area for over 30 years and always showed a special love for her patients. She was a prime example of "Agape Love" and knew how to make everybody feel special, treating them as her own. Janie was a wonderful cook and made the best biscuits and gravy and chicken and dumplings.
Preceding her in death are her parents; husbands, Cotton Lee and Robert Piearcy; children, Denise in 1998, Cecil in 2009 and Floy in 2016; sisters, Donna and Faye, and grandchild, Franklin Evans, Jr.
Janie is survived by husband, James Piearcy of Wade, OK; daughters, Edith Redmon and husband Terry of Orr, Donna Smith of Kingston and Julie Piearcy of Oklahoma City; son, Dub Lee and wife Nita of Bridgeport, OK; brothers, Larry Altstatt and wife Linda of Anadarko, George Altstatt and wife Angie of Cement, OK, Gary Altstatt and wife Terry of Bullard, TX and Kenny Altstatt of Wilson; sister, Catherine Lee of Gotebo,OK; Brother-in-law, Steve Marrow; 22 grandchildren, Becca Heffner and husband Adam, Brandi Redmon, Donnita Hauschildt, Heather Pawnee and husband AJ, Jackie Lee, Anna Vahldick, Derrick Vahldick, Shae Branch, Makaliah Merrick, Tanner Branch, Cheyenne Branch, Johnny Paul Lee, Janie Marie Barrera, Angel McClure, Jessica Wineland, Halie Esteph, Brady Watterson, Robbie Watterson, Tucker Watterson, Dillon Watterson, Ryan Hauschildt and Rechelle Hauschildt; 22 great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and a host of other family and friends.
Pallbearers will be John Ray, Billy Aragon, Ray Altstatt, Michael Lee, Robert (Bobby) Aragon and Sonny Slay.
Honorary bearers will be all her nephews and nieces.
A family visitation will be Tuesday evening from 6-8 P.M. at Alexander Gray Funeral Home in Wilson.
Online condolences may be made to www.alexanderfuneralhome.org.