Barbara M. Piercy, 82, St. Joseph, Missouri died Wednesday, April 9, 2014 at her home.
She was born August 5, 1931 to Hughie and Nona (Anderson) Strup in Kansas City, Missouri.
She married Richard “Travis” Piercy on October 11, 1958. He preceded her in death on April 29, 1991.
Barbara was a member of Wyatt Park Christian Church and was accomplished pianist, organist and soloist. She was also a talented artist and avid hole-in-one golfer.
She was also preceded in death by her parents; brother, Hughie Eugene Strup; and sister, Dorothy Margaret Burns.
Survivors: daugters, Kim Piercy, St. Joseph, Missouri and Karen Piercy Gassen (Scott), Houston, Texas; grandchildren, Veronica Leidy, Janelle Kline and Tamara Hopkins; great-grandchildren, Jalynn, Myles, Gracie, Tucker, Bralie and Ulysses; niece, Pam Beck; and numerous other nieces and nephews.
Services: 3:00 P.M. Friday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory, where friends may call after 5:00 P.M. Thursday. Flowers are appreciated and for those wishing to make a contribution, the family requests they be made to the American Lung Association and Wyatt Park Christian Church. Online guest book and obituary at www.meierhoffer.com.