Allena R. (Doll) Pierce

Sunrise: September 17, 1941
Sunset: August 16, 2021

Doll was born on September 17, 1941 to Latin O. Stone and Ruth A. Stone in Gibbstown, NJ.

She attended Gibbstown Broad Street School and Paulsboro High School. She loved reading and cooking classes were her favorites. She also enjoyed working in the vegetable garden with her father. In 1963, she married John C. Pierce and was a stay at home wife/mother raising 5 children. She enjoyed cooking and baking. Everyone truly loved her cooking. She would create some of the most delicious dishes from scratch for her family, friends, and guest. Everyone always asked for more.

Her children, grandchildren, and sisters can testify her unique method of playing the numbers. She was lucky at winning and also loved playing Bingo. She enjoyed going to Atlantic City Casinos on Saturday nights with her sister Esther and how she loved playing the Penny Slots. She would win big time on those Penny Slots. She loved playing gospel music and slow jams dancing and singing. She shared her love of music with her grandchildren as well. Grannie as the grandchildren called her knew how to PARTY”.

She always loved laughing and have a good time. You just never knew what she was going to say. She took pride in helping her family whenever she could. Your children were her children as well. Everyone was always welcome in her home.

She is survived by children: Anthony (Tony)Stone, Carla Pierce, Janet Pierce, twins Doug and Darrell Pierce and daughter-in-law, Tissa, sisters: Mary Banks and Esther Quarrels, grandchildren: Marcus, Robert, Vincent, Darrell Jr, Juanita, Nia, Tia, KeVonna, Dajah, Dashanna, Damia, Serena, Dashayla, and Dashyah,  eighteen great-grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews. 

Services private at the convenience of the family.

Fertig Funeral Home

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