Jackie Ray Pierson, age 73, of Holden Louisiana, passed away on January 15, 2022, at North Oaks Hospital in Hammond, Louisiana.
Jackie was born February 16, 1948 in Gonzales, Louisiana to Alfred and Julia Mae Pierson. He was married to his wife Murline Gatlin Pierson for more than 52 years, raising three daughters and one son.
Jackie was a millwright for the union and retired from Kaiser Aluminum in Gramercy, Louisiana. He enjoyed raising cattle when he was not working. He loved spending time with family and friends and being an active member of his church.
He was a wonderful son, brother, husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather and will be greatly missed by all.
He is survived by his wife, Murline, four children, Brenda Hahn (Darrin), Angela Waldroup (Mike), Julie Stirling (Matthew), and John Pierson (Jennifer); seven grandsons, Devin & Cory Cannon, Taylor Hahn, Gavin & Colby Pierson, Brayden & Luke Stirling, One step grandson Cohen Melancon, and one great grandson, Jack Cannon; one sister Loretta Thompson, and many nieces and nephews.
He was proceeded in death by his parents, Alfred & Julia Mae Pierson, two brothers, A.J. & Allen Ray Pierson, and one sister Diann Pierson.
Visitation will be held at First Pentecostal Church of Denham Springs on January 21, 2022 from 10 – 1. The funeral service will begin at 1 followed by burial at Twin Pines Cemetery in Holden, Louisiana.
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