She was born May 21, 1931 in Burkesville, Kentucky to the late Otis & Gertie Bean Carter. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one sister, Minnie Lee; five brothers, Rolin Carter, Milliard Carter, Hollin Carter, Preston Carter & Sellie Carter; and one grandson, Joshua Piercy. Grace attended New Concord Community Church until her health would not allow it and was a homemaker. She loved sewing, working in her flower garden and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Seven Children – Danny (Diana) Piercy of Jamestown, Richard (Glenda) Piercy of Liberty, Linda (Gary) Gillispie, Janet (Terry) Wilkerson, Shirley (John) Campbell, Nancy (Jackie) Cravens & David (Robin) Piercy all of Columbia
One Brother – Stanley (Beulah) Carter of Columbia
17 Grandchildren & 31 Great-Grandchildren
Several nieces, nephews, great-nieces & great-nephews also survive
Funeral Service – Sunday, April 14, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. John Campbell & Bro. John Gillispie officiating
Burial will follow in Haven Hill Cemetery
At Grace’s request, there will be no public visitation, but everyone is invited to attend her funeral service.
Memorials are requested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Kosairs Charities or the Shriners. These may be left at the funeral home.
Grace’s grandchildren will serve as casket bearers.
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements