Obituary for Rachel (Taylor) Pierce-Wade

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Rachel (Taylor) Pierce-Wade

March 5, 1941 - January 10, 2012

Rachel (Taylor) Pierce – Wade, age 70 passed away Tuesday evening, January 10, 2012 at the Brown County Health & Living Community in Nashville. She was a resident of Brown County and former resident of Milltown.

Rachel was born March 5, 1941 in Johnson County to the late Arthur Calvin and Anna Grace Taylor. She attended school in Nineveh and was a loving homemaker and mother.

She is survived by three daughters: Carrie E. (husband, Charles) Johnson and Celina K. (husband, Philip) Quakenbush both of Brown County & Deanna Marie (husband, James) Beard of Martinsville. She will be remembered by her seven grandchildren: Crystal Franklin, Sarah Little, Philip & Joseph Quakenbush, Dennis Mitchell & Chelsea Purkhiser and Tyler Beard; four great grandchildren: Constance & Nikole Franklin, Carter Purkhiser & Addison Byers. She will be remembered and loved by all who knew her.

Rachel was preceded in death by her second husband, William Wade.

Rachel was a member of theLocust Grove Pentecostal Church in Brown County where she a past Sunday School Teacher. Rachel enjoyed singing in the church choir and also entertaining the residents with her singing at local nursing homes. She was known for her great cooking, ability to sew, karaoke and enjoyed mushroom hunting. Rachel loved her family and cherished her time spent with her grandchildren. She treated all people equally and had never met a stranger.

The Rev. Walter Fletcher will conduct a funeral service at 1 pm Saturday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 11 am till service time on Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.

Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Rachel to the Brown County Humane Society,5820 N. Bittersweet Road,Morgantown,IN46160.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the Wade family at

Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: March 5, 1941
Died: January 10, 2012

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Terresa (Terri) Branham posted on 1/1/00

My prayers are with you all during this time. Rachel always had such a sweet spirit! Love and Prayers, Terri Branham