Karen Denise Pearce, age 63, passed away on Sunday, January 31, 2021 at Pinehurst Healthcare and Rehab Center. 

Born on October 17, 1957, she was the daughter of the late Rollo and Betty Boykin Ballance. 

Karen grew up in Cary, NC and later on, moved to Garner, NC where she raised her two girls. 

She is survived by her two children: Brooke, of Carthage and Cheyenne, of Garner; five grandchildren: Arianna, Hayden, Kaleb, Penelope, and Carson. 

Per Karen’s request, no services will be held. 

Memorial contributions may be offered to any local animal shelter near you. 

Online condolences may be offered to www.PinesFunerals.com. 

Fry & Prickett Funeral Home is serving the Pearce family. 

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  1. I love you mom and I know you are watching over us now up there with granddaddy. I hope you got to see the rainbow bridge too. You are in a better place and I will see you at those gates one day.

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