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Sheila K. Pierceall


Sheila K. Pierceall, age 64 of Little Rock, left this earth for her heavenly home on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 from the Arkansas Heart Hospital.  She was born on September 7, 1953 in Peoria, Illinois to Agnes Terry Pierceall and the late James W. “Shorty” Pierceall, formerly of Halliday and Paragould, Arkansas.  After beginning her education at St. Mary’s Catholic School in Paragould, she received most of her early education in Benton at Notre Dame Parochial School of Our Lady of Fatima Parish.  As a 1972 graduate of Benton High School, she continued her education by attending UCA and UALR where she earned her undergraduate and Master’s degrees in mathematics. Sheila taught for a number of years at Mt. Saint Mary’s Academy, and later as a math tutor from her home.  She was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Benton.

She is survived by her mother, Agnes Pierceall, a sister, Anna Melinda Pierceall (R. C. Vanhoozer), all of Jonesboro; a brother, Cliff Pierceall of Benton; two beloved nieces Shelby and Tori Pierceall and many cousins.

Sheila was also preceded in death by her twin, Sharon.

A visitation will be held on Sunday afternoon at three o’clock at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Benton, followed by a Rosary Service beginning at four o’clock.  Arrangements are under the direction of J. A. Funk Funeral Home of Malvern.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may take the form of contributions to United Cerebral Palsy of Arkansas, 9720 Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock, AR  72227.

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