Pauline (Jeannette) Robards Pierce of Southport passed away April 14 2017 in her home, known as “Nannies Nut House”, of 50 years.
She was born April 1, 1932 in Rocky Mount, NC to Joseph H. Robards and Olivanza E. Dickens. She was preceded in death by her husband James (Buddy – Milky) Pierce, son James (Davey) Pierce, daughter-in-law Tammy Whitt Pierce, grandson Matthew Johnson, siblings Vivian R. Hodges, J. Linwood Robards, Eulis E. Robards and Dorothy R. Chewning.
Jeannette, known by many as “Nannie”, just recently celebrated her 85th birthday surrounded by family and friends. She wore many hats as homemaker, caregiver and worked at Brunswick County DSS.
Jeannette is survived by her children, Libby Johnson and husband Butch of Andrews, SC; grandson Michael Johnson and wife Charlotte of Rutherfordton, NC; Beverly Harrison and husband Ronnie of Bolivia; granddaughter Angela Coring and husband Todd of Southport; Joe Pierce of Southport, NC; grandsons Brett Pierce and wife Tish of Southport; Jessie Pierce and wife Melissa of Rocky Point NC; and Marty Pierce of Cannon Falls, MN; her grandson Christopher Presson and wife Erika of Burnsville, MN and many great grandchildren, nieces and nephews whom she dearly loved.
A celebration of her life will be held Monday, 3pm April 17, 2017 at Generations Church, 4874 Old Long Beach Rd., Southport, NC.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401
In the care of Coastal Cremations serving Brunswick County, New Hanover County, Horry County and surrounding areas.