Brenda Lee Pierce, 58, of Kansas City died Feb. 17, 2012, at the Research Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo. She was born Sept. 28, 1953, in Arkansas to Frank and Annie Lucille (Sweet) Pierce.
She is survived by her dear friend, the Rev. Phyllis Garrett; her caregiver, Lisa Carroll; a brother, Frank Pierce Jr.; and a half brother, Ernie Hesket.
She was preceded in death by two half sisters, Barbara and Penny; and her parents.
A funeral service was Tuesday at Woodbine Methodist Church. Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, assisted with arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the donor’s choice in care of Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home & Crematory, Herington Chapel, 404 S. Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038.