OBIT: Vicki Kay Pierce, 59


Vicki Kay Pierce, 59, of Breeding, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2012 at Norton Hospital in Louisville.

She was born on Nov. 27, 1952 in Anderson, Ind. and was the daughter of the late Edward Monroe Russell and Betty Kendall Mitchell of Anderson, Ind. who survives.

She was currently serving as postmaster at the Gradyville Post Office.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by her husband, David Pierce of Breeding; two sons, Sam and Joe Wheeler, both of Breeding; one daughter, Jossette Durham of Broken Arrow, Okla.; three adopted children, Ethan Pierce and Tenika Wheeler, both of Breeding and Aaron Pierce of Russell Springs; three step children, James Pierce of Columbia, Jennifer Pierce and Denise Rosin, both of Waverly, N.Y.; two brothers, Ed Russell of Florida and Monty Russell of Anderson, Ind.; and by two sisters, Patricia Smothers of Atlanta, Ind. and Terri Asbell of Anderson, Ind.

She is also survived by numerous grandchildren.

Memorial service was held Saturday, Jan. 7 at United House of Prayer Church with Bro. Don Taylor officiating.

Cremation has been chosen by the family.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home was in charge of funeral arrangements. Please visit

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