Theda Nadine Pierson
Theda Nadine Pierson, 90, died Thursday, November 27, 2014 at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community. Cremation is planned. There will be a private graveside service.
She was born on born May 17, 1924 in Emporia, KS the daughter of Hobart Orville and Velda Alice (Simons) Tipton.
She was a supervisor for Hallmark Cards. Theda loved music, reading, dancing gardening, playing bridge and dogs.
She married Robert L. Pierson on March 19, 1944 in Emporia. He preceded her in death on June 18, 1993.
Survivors include her daughter, Velda Dick and husband, Jimmy, Lawrence; son, Robert “Pete” Pierson,
McLouth, KS; brother, Gene Simons and wife, Jeanette; many nieces, nephews; and cousins, Lawrence Lawson and wife, Myra, Oregon, and Elladean, Emporia.
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Lawrence Humane Society or Grace Hospice and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
A special thank you to all the wonderful care she was given at Pioneer Ridge and by Grace Hospice.