Carl Neal Pierce, a man after God’s own heart, on Monday, January 11, 2021 shared Psalms 55:22 with several friends, “Cast thy burden upon Jehovah and He will sustain thee: He will never suffer the righteous to be moved”. In the evening of that day Carl cast his last burden of this life upon his Lord and peacefully let his earthly body go to its final sleep. And, most assuredly, Carl’s spirit became fully awake as he rose to the welcoming arms of Jesus, his savior, into the presence of Carl’s cloud of witnesses. Most certainly a celebration lead by his mother ‘Mimi’, Mildred, dad James “Tiny” Pierce, and grandson Joseph Owen Pierce. Carl, known to be a loving, humble, self-controlled, and kind man loved and was guided by the Word. He showed this by sharing scriptures with family and friends and by praying for their burdens and concerns. He lived by this quote, “The study of God’s word for the purpose of discovering God’s will is the secret discipline which has formed great characters”. Carl was awed by the power and majesty of the Creator with whom he enjoyed a close relationship. He shared Isaiah 7:14 as a Christmas blessing recently and exclaimed, “686 years before Jesus was born! God has a plan for us and He’s coming back for us.” And, indeed, He is. And now, Carl is among the cloud of witnesses cheering for those he left here and are now grieving the separation including his […]