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Annie Claudia Doughtie Pierce

AHOSKIE – Annie Claudia Doughtie Pierce, 92, of Ahoskie died Wednesday, November 3, 2010 at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital, Ahoskie.

She was born October 17, 1918 in Hertford County. She was predeceased by her husband, Claude R. Pierce Sr.; a daughter, Ethel Lorraine; and a brother, Tom.

Annie leaves to cherish her memories, three sons, McDonald Pierce (Daisy), William McCoy Pierce (Bessie) and Claude Pierce Jr. (Beverly); six daughters, Mary Louise Jones, Gloria Jean Parker (Charles), Marian Banks (Wallace), Elizabeth Ann Jenkins (Charlie), Shirley P. Hall (Morris) and Deirdre P. Foote (Michael); a brother, Ernest Doughtie; 25 beloved grandchildren; a host of great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren; and nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 6, 2010 at Pleasant Plains Baptist Church, Ahoskie, with the Rev. Robert Ashe officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Hertford County Undertakers of Winton is handling the arrangements.