Thursday, March 23, 2006

Dr. Georgia Pierce Napier, 75, of Petal, Miss., passed away March 16, 2006, at Forrest General Hospital.

She received her B.S. from Southwest State University in Springfield; masters and PhD from University of Arkansas; taught a total of 46 years with 26 years being at Jackson state, retiring as Department Head of Elementary Education. She was of the Baptist faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Sona Pierce.

Survivors include: her husband, Dr. T. Lee Napier, of Petal, Miss.; one daughter, Rose Jones, of Petal, Miss.; and two grandchildren.

Moore funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.