BEAVER, Okla. – Thelma Judd Pierson, 96, died Thursday, May 27, 2010.

She was born Jan. 30, 1914, to Elmer Milton and Pearl M. (Manning) Judd in Beaver, Okla.

She worked at Pierson’s Plumbing in Beaver until retirement.

She was a member of the Christian Church.

Survivors include one daughter, Joy Soares, Orland, Calif.; eight grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; 14 great-great-grandchildren; one great-great-great grandchild; and many other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Orval K. Pierson, in 2003.

o Graveside funeral services will be at 3 p.m. today at the Pioneer Cemetery in Beaver with Rick Main presiding.



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