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Thursday, April 22, 2021

Obituary - Earl Eugene Pierce

Earl Pierce 77, of Butler, Missouri passed away Tuesday, April 20, 2021 at his home in Butler. Cremation with memorial services to be held 2:00 pm Saturday, May 15, 2021 at Mullinax Funeral Home, Butler (660-679-0009). 

A visitation will follow the service along with a private family inurnment in Benjamin Cemetery in Amoret, Missouri. 

Friends are welcome to attend, masks are encouraged and social distancing should be observed. Messages of condolence may be left for the family at

Earl Eugene Pierce was born February 27, 1944 in Clinton, Missouri to Earl and Blanche Maulden Pierce. He was united in marriage to Judith Grimsley on June 1, 1985. Earl had a long successful career as a forklift operator, working in many warehouses over the years. He worked for Golden Valley and Clearfield Cheese in Clinton, Payless Cashways in Sedalia, Bent Tree Harbor and Eichler Furniture in Warsaw. He was a proud member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church in Butler.

Earl was preceded in death by his parents. He is survived by his wife of 36 years Judith Pierce, sons Wayne and Bill Pierce, step-children, Perry Ewbank, Tracy Ewbank and wife Angela, and Jennifer Doring and husband PJ. He also leaves behind 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, along with many extended family members and friends.