Elaine Piercefield of Quapaw died Wednesday, May 27, 2009, at St. Johnís Regional Medical Center in Joplin, Mo. She was 59.

She was born Feb. 10, 1950, in Geary to Oliver and Pauline Spence Hicks.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bob Piercefield, and her parents.

Survivors include three sons and their wives, Jason Piercefield of Chetopa, Kan., Travis and Jennifer Piercefield of Peoria and Vince and Jennifer Piercefield of Iowa; six brothers, Ben Hicks of Commerce, John Hutchinson of Miami, Robert Hutchinson, Bill Hutchinson and Joe Hutchinson, all of Jay,† and Gene Hutchinson of Utah, and five grandchildren.

Memorial services was 10 a.m. Saturday at the Quapaw Baptist Church in Quapaw.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Paul Thomas Funeral Home, Miami.