Kathryn Daughtrey Pierce

Published 9:53 am Saturday, November 13, 2010

SUFFOLK—Kathryn “Kitty” Daughtrey Pierce, 86, passed away Nov. 11, 2010.

She was a resident of Suffolk for most of her life and resided at Lake Prince Woods for the past five years. She was a native of Nansemond County and a daughter of the late William Jasper and Viola D. Daughtrey.

Mrs. Pierce attended Madison College.

She had retired as an accountant from CAS, Inc. She had been a former manager of Suffolk Towers Apartments and Jones Building Apartments.

She was a longtime active member of First Baptist Church, the Lois Bible Class and the former Rosemary Register Circle. She loved missions and was active in the Missionary Circles of the church.

She also loved music and was an accompanist at her church and sang in the choir.

She was a member of Suffolk Women’s Club and Obici Auxiliary.

She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, William Farest Pierce Jr.; her sister, Mary Louise D. Crummett; and her brothers, Marvin S. Daughtrey and Richard Edward Daughtrey.

Survivors include two daughters, Janice P. Tidwell and her husband, Robert J. Tidwell, of Virginia Beach and Connie P. Gunnells of Franklin; two grandsons, William Alexander Tidwell and his wife, Marina A. Tidwell, of Virginia Beach and Charles Jason Whitley of Franklin; and great-grandson, Villey I. Tidwell of Virginia Beach; and a host of nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 237 N. Main St., Suffolk, Va., with the Dr. Charles W. Thompson officiating. Interment will follow in the Western Branch Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Parr Funeral Home and Crematory, 3515 Robs Drive, Suffolk, on Monday from 7 to 8 p.m.

Kathryn’s family sincerely wishes to thank the wonderful caregivers and nursing staff at Lake Prince Woods who helped make her final days peaceful and comfortable.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Southeastern Virginia Chapter, 6350 Center Drive, Suite 102, Norfolk, Va., 23502.

Condolences may be registered online at www.parrfuneralhome.com.