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Jacquelyn "Jackie" A Pierce
(04-26-1935 - 11-17-2019)

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Jackie was such an amazing leader and inspiration to all who knew her.... she was a special lady and will be greatly missed

November 19, 2019
Billie Williams , GFWC Texas 1st Vice President


What a wonderful legacy you have left for woman’s progress. It was wonderful getting to know you through GFWC Florida. Thank you for your volunteer service to GFWC. God Bless your family, Michele Small

November 19, 2019
Michele Small, Tampa


So sorry to hear of Jackie's passing, she will be missed. Sending prayers from the GFWC of Minnesota. Jean Walker, President GFWC Minnesota

November 19, 2019
Jean Walker, Warren, MN


We were so sorry to hear about Jackie\'s death. We enjoyed being with her at all GFWC events. She was a wonderful person and leader. She will be sorely missed by many and especially the GFWC Boosters and women.

November 19, 2019
Dave & Mary An Arnold, Fort Smith, Arkansas


Jackie was a wonderful ambassador for GFWC. A wonderful International President, friend and Clubwoman. Jackie never met a stranger and her smile was contagious. Jackie will be missed❤️🙏❤️🙏

November 19, 2019
Patti Poe, GFWC Texas Past State President, Bowie, Texas


GFWC Alaska sends its thoughts and prayers for family, friends and fellow club women who knew Jackie. She was and will remain an inspiration to all of us.

November 19, 2019
Susan Jensen, Alaska


The light of leadership provided by Jackie may seem dim at this time but I know her mentorship of so many will keep the light burning and guiding women forward. I count my blessings to have known and worked with Jackie over 25 years. Go in peace.

November 19, 2019
Wilken Lin, GFWC Ohio


Prayers for comfort during this most difficult time. Jackie was one beautiful lady inside and out! She left her finger print on so many lives. Her work with GFWC will continue to impact our communities.

November 20, 2019
Peggy Barnes, Lexington, Kentucky


Jackie will also be remembered for her ready smile and warm greeting.

November 21, 2019
June D. Alfano,,GFWCMassachusetts Past Presidnent, Plainville, MA


Naperville Woman's Club honors the generous spirit of Jackie Pierce. Jackie has been an inspiration for so many and certainly an individual to emulate. Thank you to Jackie's family for sharing such an amazing person as she worked on important causes which made our world a much, much better place. We honor her and celebrate her accomplishments.

November 21, 2019
Naperville Woman's Club, Naperville, Illinois


As President of Jackie's class of State Presidents (those who served during Jackie's term as GFWC International President), the GFWC Pierce Arrows, I will speak on behalf of "her" presidents that each person who was privileged to work with her, or to simply know her, was a better person for it. She truly believed in giving back to her community. She believed in empowering & mentoring other women. To say she will be missed is an understatement. May she rest in peace and may all who loved her find comfort in knowing she made a difference

November 21, 2019
Mary Pat Marcello, Jackson New Jersey


I first met Jackie in Washington at a GFWC Board Of Directors meeting in 2008. She was such an inspiration to anyone that met her and a true spirit of women’s rights. She will definitely be missed for all the things she worked on and for her smile and friendship. Jackie was a true delight . Bonnie Sparks 2008-2010 GFWC Indiana Director of Junior Clubs

November 21, 2019
Bonnie Sparks, Demotte, Indiana


I am so sorry to hear of Jackie\'s passing. She was a wonderful, charismatic leader, and will be deeply missed by all who knew her. As a former International GFWC President, she inspired so many members to become active volunteers in women\'s issues. Blessings to her family.

November 21, 2019
Rosemary Hauser, Aurora, IL


Jackie will remain in our hearts eternally as a friend and inspiration to women all over the world. I feel blessed to have know her and wish her family & friends peace and love.

November 21, 2019
JALNA S MACLAREN, Ottawa Hills, Ohio/Naples, Florida


Jackie was a dear friend and mentor....I can\'t image how we will continue without her guiding light for GFWC Illinois. Jackie, you were loved and your memory will continue to be cherished!. Annette

November 21, 2019
Annette Andretich-Gross


Thank You for the rich life you have lived, we are all better off for it. Go Fly with the Angels because you already know how.

November 22, 2019
Georgia Woodard, CANOGA PARK


You were an inspiration to many of our clubwomen and your presence will certainly be missed.

November 22, 2019
Carol Johnson, GFWC Coral Springs Woman's Club


So grateful I could call this amazing woman a friend. She taught us all so much about domestic violence advocacy and how to never give up on your passion for community service. Thank you Jackie, you will be deeply missed.

November 22, 2019
Cathi Poer, GFWC Nevada


I already miss the effervescent Jackie. She was an inspiration to all club women. The night skies are brighter with a new star shining down upon us.

November 22, 2019
Carol Habgood, GFWC Texas President


Dear family of Jackie, you were blessed to have her in your family. I was blessed to include her as my friend. Her leadership skills, her laser focus to build a spirit of a woman were impeccable. But I will mostly miss her smile and hug of friendship. My sincere condolences.

November 22, 2019
Gail Hill Smith, Winter Park, Florida


A famous Naples, Fl. and State President for Women's club of America........ Kind and giving. Great golf friend She was a gift from God.. She will be missed by all who knew her.

November 22, 2019
Shirley Moore, Naples, Fl


It was my privilege to serve on the Resolutions Committee during Jackie’s term as GFWC International President. Memories include also meeting with her in Nebraska and in Grand Bahama. She was a great leader and a dear friend to all.

November 22, 2019
Bonnie Kruse, Seward , Nebraska


My sympathy and prayers. D

November 22, 2019
Patsy W Sherrard, Normal, IL


Forever grateful for the opportunity of working with Jackie these past 40 years. She was a stellar example of leadership, a tireless volunteer, and an unending well of encouragement and generosity to every member of GFWC Illinois. I will always remember your guidance as Parliamentarian on the Executive Committee... you were indeed a Lighthouse navigating us to be our best! ⛵️ You leave some big shoes to fill...but we have the very best example to follow ❤️ You will be forever missed ❤️

November 22, 2019
Phyllis J. Skubic 2016-2018 President , GFWC Illinois


I remember Jackie as a dynamic member of the Elgin Area AAUW branch.

November 22, 2019
Janet Jones, Elgin, IL


As a member of the General Federation of Women's Clubs, I had the pleasure of working with Jackie in Washington D.C. She left a lasting legacy at our historic headquarters. She was one of a kind. It was truly a pleasure to have known and worked with her. Condolences to her son.

November 23, 2019
Karen Attreed, Virginia


My deepest condolences to Jackie\\\'s family. I was honored to have known her & to have been considered a friend. I cherish the opportunity of getting to know her, by being her hostess on one of her visits to Washington State, & will forever treasure the heart pin she gave me. She was an exemplary GFWC clubwoman & mentor to so many of us.

November 23, 2019
Linda Butcher, Tacoma, WA


This lady set high goals for many GFWC members. We were honored to have her as our International President 2006-08. Her high standards were an example to me as a new GFWC member in 2008.

November 24, 2019
Barbara Powell, Jphnson City, TN


To Jackie’s family...My love, thoughts and prayers are with you all during these difficult days. And to our beloved Jackie...each time we recite the Collect for Clubwomen, I will think of you..for you already are calm, serene, and gentle. You’ve tried to teach us to put into action our better impulses, straightforward and unafraid. Always reminding us that is the little things that create differences, that in the big things of life we are at one. ❤️ I will never forget you and all the life lessons and love you shared with me and countless others. Rest In Peace, sweet, beautiful Jackie. You’ll be in my heart, always. ❤️ Karyn M. Charvat 2018-2020 GFWC Juniorette Chairman

November 26, 2019
Karyn Charvat, Naperville. IL


Such a loss of a beautiful soul for all who were touched by Jackie's kindnesses and volunteer spirit. I had the honor of knowing Jackie by attended GFWC Conventions. I will especially miss her wonderful smile and laugh and her way of making you feel special just by having a simple conversation with her. She will always be in my heart.

November 28, 2019
Donna Shibley, Agawam


I served as Oregon's State President under Jackie's term as GFWC International President. Jackie was an inspirational figure and highly admired. She was a beautiful person inside and out. She will be truly missed. Her impact on the world is exceptional!!

December 02, 2019
Allison A Belisle, Beaverton, Oregon


Jackie was a very special friend and will be missed. She made everyone she met feel special. I served on the board of the GFWC while she was president, what a pleasure it was to be a part of her life.

December 02, 2019
Lynne Campbell, The Villages, FL


She was not a nice person to my family and robbed us of family time with my father in law on his death bed. She was a horrible human being to us.

December 06, 2019
tammy demaine, canada


I briefly meet Jackie at a Florida State Association of Parliamentarians Event, she was a professional who shared her knowledge with others. As a member of CCPU she will surely be missed.

December 06, 2019
Luceal Henry Curry, Punta Gorda, Florida


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