Kathryn L. Tierce, 90

Published 7:27 pm Sunday, December 6, 2020

Kathryn L. Tierce, 90, passed away Sunday, Dec. 6, 2020, at Panola Medical Center in Batesville.

She was a residence of Coffeeville, but had lived the last year at Providence Assisted Living Center in Batesville.

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There will be a graveside service held for Kathryn at noon Saturday, Dec. 12, at Coffeeville Cemetery in Coffeeville. Rev. Craig Baker will officiate.

Kathryn was born on October 1, 1930 to the late Henry Herman Langham and Hattie Weaver Langham in Coffeeville. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Coffeeville. Kathryn was a retired Postmaster having served as such at Banner Post Office, Duck Hill Post Office, and Coffeeville Post Office.

Kathryn was very dedicated to her family. In addition to lovingly raising her three children, she also cared for her mother, her sister, and her brother before their deaths. Kathryn always had a warm smile and a kind word for others as well as a twinkle in her blue eyes.

Those left behind to cherish her memory include her daughter, Linda Tierce Holland (Danny) of Batesville; her granddaughters, Lief Tierce McDonald (Scott) of Madison, Dana Arrington of Asheville, NC, and Megan Holland Rucker (Kyle) of Hernando; three great grandchildren, Taylor Kinney of Asheville, NC, Savannah and Saylor McDonald of Madison.

Along with her parents, Kathryn was preceded in death by her husband, Royce Wayne Tierce, Sr.; her daughter, Patricia Lynne Tierce; son, Royce Wayne Tierce, Jr.; three brothers, H.W. Langham, Robert Langham, Fred Langham; and sister, Aline Langham Black.

Anyone wishing to make memorial contributions in her memory may send them to Coffeeville First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 240 Coffeeville, MS, 38922.