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Velda Pierson

Velda Marie (Clark) Pierson was born February 20, 1937 in Red Oak, Iowa to Joseph Arthur Clark and Catherine Marie (Whitney) Clark. She was educated in the Red Oak Schools. On October 16, 1954 she was united in marriage to Howard Eugene Pierson in Red Oak, Iowa. To this union are three children, Mike, Teresa and Patricia. After marriage they lived in Charles City and Neola. In July of 1961 they moved to Mount Ayr and moved to the farm south of Mount Ayr in 1969.

Velda was a homemaker until the kids were older when she began working for Department of Human Services in Mount Ayr. She loved the Iowa Hawkeyes and spending time with family and friends.

Velda was preceded in death by her parents; son, Patrick Edward in infancy; two brothers, Ramon Clark and Virgil Clark.

Left to cherish her memory are three children, Mike Pierson, Teresa (significant other Steve) Pierson and Patricia (husband Jeffery) Edgington; four grandchildren, Blake (wife Anita) Edgington, Shane Edgington, Caitlyn (husband Austin) Clark and Cale Edgington; two great-grandchildren, Jersey Clark and Greyden Clark; brother, Frank (wife Pauline) Clark; two sisters, Elsie (husband Carol) Nelson and Marjorie Templeton; two sisters-in-law, Gladys Clark and Francis Pierson.

Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

  • Open Viewing

    July 13, 2016
    2:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home

    205 West Monroe St
    Mount Ayr, IA

  • Visitation

    July 13, 2016
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home

    205 West Monroe St
    Mount Ayr, IA

  • Funeral Service

    July 14, 2016
    10:30 AM

    Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home

    205 West Monroe St
    Mount Ayr, IA

  • Burial

    Thursday July 14 2016

    Rose Hill Cemetery

    Hwy 2 & 169
    Mount Ayr, IA


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Guestbook

She left many memories with her Cousin Mary Griffeth (Foreman) and often told stories about some of their adventures as kids to her daughter Laurie. R.I.P. Velda say hi to your Cousin Mary and her son Thomas Griffeth who both left us in the last 2 months. Prayers to your family as you go through this process.

Posted by Erwin Fekete - Mount Ayr, IA   July 12, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

You are loved and missed.

Posted by Tim Pierson - Bokoshe, OK - Family   July 12, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with Velda''s family. Velda was a great lady, and she will be greatly missed

Posted by Eric Montiel - Lenox, IA - Acquaintance   July 12, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

May all your Angels guide you in your next journey. We will miss your smile and laugh.

Posted by Dixie Lee Binns - Osceola, IA - Coworker   July 12, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

I enjoyed Velda so much, spending time with her was truly the highlight of some of my work weeks! She was so funny, and sassy, and I will miss her dearly!

Posted by Denise Coleman - Bedford, IA - Acquaintance   July 11, 2016

Nov 30 0001 12:00 AM

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