Beatrice Small Pierce, 86, died Monday, August 15, 2016 at Forsyth Medical Center. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 2:30 pm at Rich Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Tim Miller and Rev. Michael Bowers officiating. Interment will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 12:30 – 2:00 at the church and at other times at the home of her daughter, Diane. Mrs. Pierce will remain at the J.C. Green & Sons Funeral Home until taken to the church 30 minutes prior to the visitation. Born on June 30, 1930 in Randolph County, NC to the late James Carl Small and Ocia Tabitha Briles Small. On July 13, 1946, she married Austin John Pierce, who survives of the home; also surviving are her daughter, Diane Huskey and husband Larry of Thomasville; son, Keith Pierce of Jamestown; brothers, Robert Small of Lexington and Larry Small and wife Tokhanh of Thomasville; grandchildren, Erin Proctor and husband Fred, Amy Pierce, Amanda Hill and husband Erik, and Haley Pierce; and great-grandchildren, Tamarah Proctor, Ty Proctor, Jersey Hill, and Laine Hill.