Amanda Newsom Pierce was born April 28, 1837 and died September 25, 1915. She was married to J.W. Pierce in 1859. She is survived by G.W. and R.L. Pierce of Mokane and Mrs. Lilly Smith of Hatton, Missouri. Funeral was at the Methodist Church, where she was a member. (Mokane Missourian, October 1, 1915, p. 1).