Grace Evelyn Smith Pierce, 93, of Conroe, Texas, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014.

“Babe,” as she was called by many, was born Jan. 26, 1921, in Brooklyn, Texas. She moved to Conroe at a young age with her family. Grace was the youngest of eight children born to Zach Robert and Lucy Virginia Smith. Grace was preceded in the death by her husband, Robert Daniee “Bob” Pierce; her parents; three brothers and four sisters. Grace was a wonderful sister, aunt, wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Grace and Bob were married in Huntsville, Texas, on March 19, 1940. They raised three special children in a day and age when life was hard, but much more simplified, and you enjoyed family times together. She was a true Christian lady and she lived by her faith in everything she did and everything she taught her family.

Grace is survived by her daughter, Brenda Pinkston and husband Donnie of Brownwood, Texas; son Wayne Pierce and wife Beverly of Conroe, Texas; son, Danny Pierce and wife Cindy of Huntsville, Texas; 12 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.

Graveside services for Grace will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, at Oakwood Cemetery in Conroe, Texas

Memorial condolences may be made to the family online at www.shmfh.com.