HENDERSON — Jeremy Michael Pearce, 50, of Henderson, North Carolina, died Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, at Duke University Hospital in Durham.

Born in Vance County, he was the son of Betty Pearce Ayscue.

Jeremy attended Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Westwood Pentecostal Holiness Church, conducted by the Rev. Daniel Blaskey.

Surviving in addition to his mother is his stepfather, Roy Lee Ayscue Jr.; one sister, Carolyn Ayscue; three brothers, Elvis Ayscue, Richard Ayscue and Roy Lee Ayscue III; his fiancée, Phyllis Newton; and three nephews, Jonathan Patterson, Caleb Parrish and Richard Ayscue Jr.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Sherry Swift Pearce, and a brother, Guy Ayscue.

The family will receive friends at the home of Betty Ayscue.

Due to COVID-19 concerns, those planning to attend the service, are asked to adhere to all CDC guidelines by wearing a face covering of some sort, and to practice social distancing.

Arrangements are by Sossamon Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.sossamonfuneralhome.com.

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