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Gearldean Irene Pierson born in Yale, Ok on October 10, 1925 to Elmer and Ollie Bickel. Her father being in the oil business, they moved to Illinois where she attended school and graduated from Carmi High School in May 1944. Upon graduation, Gearldean (Jerry) married Samuel James Pierson on September 23, 1944. Jim served a short stint in the Navy. Upon his return, they started their family. They relocated to Oklahoma with Phillips Petroleum where they remained through their retirement years. Gearldean was a member of the Woman's Club and Women's Bible study of First Christian Church of Moore. Jerry enjoyed her knitting and fishing and most of all, her family. Jerry was forever devoted to her Lord and Savior where she took her final step to be forever with him on March 3, 2017 and to join her husband, Jim. Gearldean leaves behind two sons, James Lee (Charlotte) of Edmond, OK. And Dennis Allen (Victoria) of Collegville, TX; five grandchildren and one brother, James Bickel. She was preceded by her parents and one sister, Jean. Celebration of Life to be held at a later date. Arrangements provided by John M. Ireland Funeral Home and Chapel, Moore, OK.
Published on March 11, 2017
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