Ellen J. Pierce

Ellen Jane Langford Pierce, 64, of Townville, S.C., departed this life on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.

Jane was born on Sept. 23, 1948, in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late Orus Carl and Wilma Ann Heckert Langford.

Jane graduated from St. Marys High School with the class of 1966. She also graduated from the Camden Clark School of Nursing in Parkersburg with the class of 1969 and began a lifelong career of dedicated nursing at both Camden Clark Hospital in Parkersburg and the Oconee Medical Center in Seneca, S.C.

Jane was an active member of Zion United Methodist Church in Sandy Springs, S.C.

In addition to the many friends she leaves behind, Jane is survived by her husband, Rodger Pierce of Townville, S.C.; one son, Gregory Scott Pierce, and one daughter, Diana Jean Pierce Prickett and her husband Jason, all of Sandy Springs, S.C.; Jane is also survived by five grandsons, Dylan and Mason Pierce, Jacob Hudson, and Donovan and Samuel Prickett, all of Sandy Springs, S.C.; one brother, Carl Langford and his wife Sandy of St. Marys; her twin sister, Jean Lawrence of Parkersburg and two other sisters, Sandra Headley of Friendly, W.Va. and Katherine Malone and her husband Jim of St. Marys. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Kimes Funeral Home, 521 Fifth Street, Parkersburg. Pastor Todd Hill will officiate and burial will follow at Pleasants Memorial Gardens at Eureka in Pleasants County.

The visitation will be on Monday from 6-8 p.m..

Messages of condolence may be sent to the family by visiting www.kimesfh.com

Jane was requesting that memorial donations be made to the Cancer Association of Anderson, S.C., c/o 215 East Calhoun St., Anderson, S.C. 29621.