Orval Wayne Pierce
Odessa TX Orval Wayne Pierce, 73, passed away January 8th, 2006 at Medical Center Hospital in Odessa, Texas.
Orval was born July 4th, 1932, in Sierra Blanca, Texas to William Robert Pierce, and Evvie Elzona Reeves Pierce. He married Laveta Ann Hamm Pierce on January 19th, 1957 in Ft. Worth, Texas.
Mr. Pierce was reared in Grapevine, Texas and attended Carroll Elementary, and Grapevine High School. He served his country in the Air Force from February 1952, through February 1956. Orval retired October 31st, 1993 from Permian Research Corporation, in Big Spring, Texas, and was a member of the Sherwood Church of Christ.
Mr. Pierce is preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Robert Pierce and two sisters, Rozelle Robinson and Billie Cox.
Orval is survived by his wife of 49 years, the 19th of January 2006; three sons; Charles L. Pierce and wife Michele; Richard W. Pierce and wife Cindy, and James L. Pierce, all of Odessa; one daughter, Cindy A. Condit of Monahans, Texas; ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild; one brother, Oscar Pierce; two sisters, Gloria Bigham and Golda Corley, all of Ft. Worth, Texas.
A visitation will be Wednesday January 11th, 2006 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home. The family requests memorials to the Odessa Christian School, in Odessa, Texas.
Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. at Sherwood Church of Christ, on Thursday, January 12th, 2006, with Lynn Money officiating. Interment will follow immediately at Sunset Memorial Gardens.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Sunset Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home.