Birth Date: 03/05/1942
Deceased Date: 06/22/2018
Milford Lee Pierce quietly fell asleep in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family on June 22, 2018 after a lengthy illness. He was 76 years of age. Brother Pierce was a faithful member of the Church of the Lord Jesus Christ (CLJC) of the Apostolic Faith in Wilson, NC.
Born in Wayne County, North Carolina, Brother Pierce was married for 53 years to the late Adoris Atkinson Pierce and together they raised nine children. He is survived by two brothers, Marcellus (Gloria) and George Pierce; daughters Carolyn Frierson, Cassandra Atkinson, Sonja Pierce, Tonja Pierce, Alicia Stevens, Doris Pierce and one son Johnnie Atkinson; granddaughters Destiny Murphy, Jennifer Sims, Kala Gulley, Tyler Stevens and grandsons Anthony Dunston (Kim), and Devan Stevens; great-grandson Michael Hinton, great-granddaughters Tiffany Horton, Cam’ryn Lynch, Avante Dunston, Kashea Dunston, Hayden Alston; Nephews George Pierce (Marie) and Novelle Pierce; great nieces Pamela, Teresa, and Deidre Tyler. A special sister-in-law Loretta Stevens; nephew John Stevens, II; nieces Tonisha Pickney, Morrisa Stevens and Naomi Stevens.
Brother Pierce was the foreman for Rebarco Steel Construction Company for over 40 years and retired to take care of Mother Pierce due to her declining health.
Memorial services for Mr. Pierce will held Saturday June 30, 2018 at The Church of the Lord Jesus Christ Apostolic Faith 514 E. Walnut St Wilson, NC starting at 12:30pm. Condolences to the family may be left for the family at www.waltersandersfuneralhome.com