Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Pierce, 515 Buena Vista, died this morning in a local hospital. She was a native of Coalinga and had resided in Taft for a number of years. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star and the neighbors of Wood Craft in Coalinga. Survivors include her husband T.R. (Sarge) Pierce; one son, Keith Bright of La Habra; five grandchildren and four sisters, May Whittle of Angel’s Camp, Ora Fisher and Iris Pollett of Bakersfield and Laura Nuckolls of Paso Robles. Funeral services will be held Thursday at 2 p.m. in the Erickson and Brown Chapel. A Christian Science service will be held, with Miss Maude Bundy reading, as well a service by the Faith Chapter 514, Order of Eastern Star. Burial will be in West Side District Cemetery.