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Warren Pierson

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Warren Mark Pierson, 80, LaHarpe, died Monday, July 8, 2013, at Via Christi St. Francis Medical Center in Wichita.
Warren was born Aug. 23, 1932, in Gas, the son of Mark Othello and Margaret Agnes (Titmus) Pierson. He grew up in Gas.
On Feb. 9, 1953, Warren married Easter Frances Head in Iola. He served in the U.S. Navy and they were stationed in Norfolk, Va. Following his honorable discharge from the service, they made their home in LaHarpe. He worked 15 years for LeHigh Portland Cement Co., until it closed. He then worked for Feem Products Inc. before working for Gates in Iola for a number of years before retiring. Mrs. Pierson preceded him in death on Jan. 11, 2001.
Warren was a Jehovah’s Witness. He enjoyed gardening, fishing and caring for stray animals.
Those who survive him are his three sons; Steven Mark Pierson and wife, Vicky, Mexico, Mo., Randy Pierson and wife, Betty, Emporia, and Gary Pierson, LaHarpe; one daughter, Rhonda Staggs and husband, Tom, Hartford; one brother, Benny Pierson and wife, Jeri, Phoenix, Ariz.; one sister, Ruthie Henry, Gas; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Fern Tinnel, and two brothers, Forest Raymond Pierson and Joseph Pierson.
Visitation will be 7-8 p.m., Thursday, at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
The funeral service will be at 10 a.m., Friday, at the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel.
Burial will be at LaHarpe Cemeter. Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences for the family may be left at www.iolafuneral.com.

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