Princeton, Indiana Daily
Clarion Newspaper Tuesday,
August 5, 1941
George H. Pierce, 56, retired employee of the Southern
railway shops, died at this morning at his home, 824
south Stormontavenue, of a
heart attack. He had been ill for several months.
Funeral services will be held at Thursday afternoon at the Colvin Chapel. The
service will be conducted by the Rev. John L. Magness,
pastor of the Church of God.Burial will be in Archer cemetery. The
remains are at the Colvin & Son mortuary until the funeral hour, where
friends may call.
Surviving are two brothers, Robert Pierce and Harrison
Pierce, both of Princeton; two
half-brothers, Charles Utley, Princeton and
Elmer Pierce, Madison, Ill.; a
half-sister, Mrs. Mary Gowans, Mt.
Mr. Pierce was born southwest of Princeton on March 12, 1885, and
was a lifelong resident of Princeton and
Gibson county.He was employed as boilermaker helper at the local Southern shops for
many years, and was a member of the boilermakers local
No. 334. He attended the Church of God.