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Susan Pierpoint

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Graveside services for Susan Pierpoint of Grass Valley will be conducted at a later date.

Mrs. Pierpoint died Tuesday, May 4, at a local convalescent hospital. She was 93.

She was born Feb. 11, 1911, in Marting, W.V., to Jonas and Christie Keatley Lykins. She married Charles O. Pierpoint on Nov. 16, 1935, in Fayetteville, W.V. She was a homemaker. Upon her husband’s retirement in 1974, they moved to Grass Valley. She was a member of the Cedar Ridge Baptist Church. She taught Sunday School in her younger years and enjoyed the women’s white cross work. She also enjoyed sewing, crocheting, reading, gardening, fishing, letter writing, and had traveled with her husband in all 50 states.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Pierpoint of Riverside; daughters and sons-in-law Judy and David Misoni of Big Rapids, Mich., and Jane and Jim Sturgill of Grass Valley; son, Charles H. Pierpoint of Woodlawn, Ill.; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Eugene and Shirley Pierpoint of Carl Stream, Ill.; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jonas and Christie Lykins; husband, Charles Pierpoint; brothers Harry, Woodrow, Ralph, and Hugh Lykins; sisters Hallie Lykins, and Mae Belle Keffer.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Cedar Ridge Baptist Church, P.O. Box 355, Cedar Ridge 95924, or to Sierra Services for the Blind, 546 Searls Ave., Nevada City 95959.

Arrangements are under the direction of Lassila Funeral Chapel in Auburn.

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