|Posted 2017-08-07 by Judy Wight Branson|
|Camp Verde Bugle, Camp Verde, Arizona|
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Gail was born in La Grande, Oregon to Gwendalyn Hall and Roy Hall.
She grew up in La Grande, Elgin and Athena, Oregon.
She met the love of her life at McEwen High School in Athena,
Oregon. They married on August 24, 1957. They had four children
with this union.
In 1972 they moved to Phoenix, Arizona and raised their family.
After the kids were grown, they relocated to Cottonwood in 1990.
She went to work for Marcus J. Lawrence in the lab and then later as
a PCT. She retired in 1997.
Their retirement years were spent in Cascade Locks, Oregon, camp
hosting at Wyeth Camp Ground for 10 years.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Lowel Pierce,
her parents, and five brothers.
She is survived by her children Tammy Pierce, Sondra Garner (Elvis),
Jack Pierce (Kelly), Kris Crosby (Colin), 15 grandchildren and 8
great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and her sister Judy
(Chuck) Kliesh from White Salmon, WA.
She was a member of Verde Valley Christian Church and loved her
church family dearly. She had many lifelong friends. She enjoyed
sewing, crafts and traveling. Many fond memories with the
She had many people she considered family; Kelly Stringham, Iva
Williams, Everette Smith, Ruth & Allen Sanders, and many more.
Arrangements to be made later. Services to be at Verde Valley
Christian Church, August 19 at 11:00 am.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Northern Arizona
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