Jamie Ilea Pierre

Published 11:59 am Friday, February 18, 2022

Funeral services were held Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022, at Ruby K. Johnson Chapel for Miss Jamie Ilea Pierre, 24, who died Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, at her residence. Elder William Murphy officiated with interment following in Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Silver Creek. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Miss Jamie Pierre was born to Frank James Pierre, Jr. and Michelle Longino in Hattiesburg. She was a member of the Holiness Church of God in Christ, where her paternal grandfather, the late Elder Frank James Pierre Sr. was the founder.

Miss Pierre attended Hattiesburg Public Schools where she was a 2015 graduate of Hattiesburg High School.  Shortly after graduation, she and her sister, Precious, enrolled and completed the Nursing Assistant Program at Pearl River Community College. Miss Pierre was an insurance agent with Maximus.

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She was preceded in death by her maternal grandfather, Frank Longino and paternal grandfather, Elder Frank Pierre Sr.

She is survived by her father, Frank James Pierre Jr. and Michelle Longino both of Hattiesburg; Towana (David) Floyd and Tamara Pierre both of New Orleans, Louisiana; and Tianna Pierre of Houston, Texas; brothers, Frank J. (Theresa) Pierre III of New Orleans, Louisiana and Steven Howard of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; maternal grandparents, Josie and Roger Dampier of Prentiss; maternal grandmothers, Mandy Pierre of Silver Creek and Mary Alexander of Hammond, Louisiana; best friend, Ronchanique Joseph of Hattiesburg and many other relatives and friends.