Virgil Lee Pierce, age 75 passed Sunday, June 27 at Lexington Memorial Hospital. Funeral service will be 4:00 pm Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at Silver Valley Baptist Church; Rev. Gene Little officiating. Burial will follow in Mountain View Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Born July 12, 1934 in Davidson County to John Earlie and Jessie Metters Pierce. Preceded in death by a brother Willis Pierce and a sister Allene Martin. Survived by his wife, Jo Ann Robertson Pierce of the home, daughters, Teresa Ann Soles of Denton and Sandra Lee Everhart of Southmont and two grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Betty McGee of Winston-Salem.