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Helen Dean McCalpin Pierce

Helen Dean McCalpin Pierce, 87, passed away May 17 at her residence. She was born in Alabama to James “Jim” McCalpin and Lena Humphries McCalpin. She was a homemaker and attended Friendship Baptist Church.

Services will be held May 20 at 2 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Red Bay, with Bro. Randy Hargett officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Red Bay.

Survivors are two daughters, Anita Coan and husband Tim, Reeltown, and Melinda Moore and husband Freddie, Red Bay; five grandsons, Chris Pierce and wife Pam, Kitt Coan and wife Kiley, Kasey Coan and wife Christy, Jeremy Hastings and Dustin Hastings; seven great-grandchildren, Morgan Pierce, Ethan Pierce, Kamryn Coan, Kaylee Coan, Jacqueline Hastings, Jade Storment and Gracie Parker; three brothers, Harlie McCalpin and wife Louise, James H. McCalpin and wife Jeanette and Bobby Joe McCalpin and wife Nancy; a host of nieces and nephews; step-grandchildren, Tina Gray and husband Jeff, Tracy Pharr and Michael Moore; and eight step-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lewis Pierce, son Frankie Pierce, grandson Jason Pierce and siblings Kenneth McCalpin, J.P. McCalpin, Grace Armstrong and Nopel Garrison.

Pallbearers will grandsons and a great-grandson.

Visitation will be May 19, 6-8:30 p.m. at Deaton Funeral Home, Red Bay.

The family would like to thank everyone that cared for their loved one including Dr. Kristy Crandell and staff, Hospice of North Alabama and special friend and caregiver Delores Davis.