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Anne French Pierce

July 23, 1922 — October 13, 2023

Gulfport, MS

Anne French Pierce, 101, died Friday, October 13, 2023, at Greenbriar Nursing Center in D’Iberville.

She was born July 23, 1922, to Richard Clark French and Marion Newman French in St. Joseph, MO.

Anne worked for the Daily Herald in downtown Gulfport in the early 1950s and later went to work for the Gulfport Police Department where she retired in 1984.

She was preceded in death by her husband, A.J. Pierce; parents; and brother, Richard French.

Anne is survived by her daughter, Sugar Lee Surginer of Gulfport, MS; son, Lane M. Pierce (Thuan) of Mobile, AL; grandchildren, Mitchell Surginer (Chantelle), Ashley Pierce, and Don Nguyen (Quahyn); great grandchildren, Landon Surginer, Lily Surginer, Sean Alley, Kaelyn Nguyen, and Ethan Nguyen.

Visitation will be 11:00 AM Friday, October 20, 2023, at Bradford- O’Keefe Funeral Home, 1726 15th Street, Gulfport, MS. Funeral Services will begin at 12:00PM and burial will follow at Gulf Pines Memorial Gardens, Long Beach, MS. Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home 15th Street is honored to serve the Pierce family. 

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Visitation

Friday, October 20, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Gulfport

1726 15th St, Gulfport, MS 39501

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Funeral Service

Friday, October 20, 2023

12:00 - 12:30 pm (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Gulfport

1726 15th St, Gulfport, MS 39501

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Burial

Friday, October 20, 2023

1:00 - 1:15 pm (Central time)

Gulf Pines Memorial Gardens

19361 28th Street, Long Beach, MS 39560

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