Barbara Polend Piercy
1930 — 2023
Barbara Polend Piercy, formerly of Marshall, Virginia, passed away peacefully on October 20, 2023. She was born in Washington, D.C. on June 21,1930, daughter of the late Samuel Polend, Sr., and Ethel Lion Polend of Haymarket, Virginia. Barbara married Thomas Marriott Piercy III in 1949 and lived in Gainesville, Virginia, for much of her life. Barbara was known to be a kind, giving, woman with a strong work ethic. She loved her family and was dedicated to them. She enjoyed family gatherings, gardening, and her pets. She especially liked helping children learn. Barbara is survived by her children, Karen Sheedy (Pat) of Haymarket, VA; Jackie Norman (John) of Hamilton, VA; Kim Housden (Roger)...