KENNETH N PEARCE
November 18, 1941 – March 20, 2013
ZEBULON – Kenneth Newell Pearce, 71, died Wednesday. A native of Franklin County he was son to the late R.O. & Lillian Frazier Pearce. He was retired from Mortex. Kenneth was a man with a easy going way. He could talk to anyone, like Will Rogers. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 49 years, Barbara Nell Fowler Pearce and several siblings.
Funeral service 2 pm, Saturday, Union Chapel Baptist Church with burial to follow in the church cemetery.
He is survived by his son; Kenn Pearce (Tina) of Wake Forest, Keith Pearce (Angie) of Middlesex, daughters; Kimberly Creech (Michael) & Kristie Lowery, both of Zebulon, grandchildren; Tara Pearce, Amanda Pearce, Jake Lowery, Tiffany Pearce, Jamie Lowery, & Travis “Rooster” Creech, siblings; Jack, James, Howard, Ruth, Jean, & Dot.
Flowers welcomed or memorials may be made to either Susan G. Komen Foundation or the American Cancer Society.
Visitation 6-8:30 pm, Friday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, and other times at the home. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net