Date of BirthJune 16, 1957

Johnny Carey Pearce Obituary

Date of BirthJune 16, 1957

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Date of DeathFebruary 18, 2017

Johnny Carey Pearce Obituary

from Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Dr. Johnny Carey PearceOlive Branch, MSDr. Johnny Carey Pearce, 59, passed away at his home in Olive Branch, MS on February 18, 2017. Dr. Pearce was born on June 16, 1957, to Margaret Pearce and the late Robert Pearce. He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Bea Ann Harris Pearce, daughters, Carey Ann Morris (Justin) of Nashville, TN, Kayla Kensey Pearce of Corvallis, Oregon, and son, Preston Tyler Pearce of Olive Branch, MS. He is also survived by his brother, Chuck Pearce and sisters Tricia Andrews and Nita Wallace.Dr. Pearce graduated from Northwest MS Community College and Christian Brothers College, where he played baseball at each. He then went on to The University of Tennessee School of Dentistry and graduated in 1984. He practiced dentistry for 33 years. He was a member of The American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Dental Association, Memphis Dental Legion and the Tennessee Dental Association. He was an avid golfer, and his love of firearms took him to the National High Power Rifle Championship. He had an unwavering love for all of his pets. Dr. Pearce was a member of Maples Memorial Methodist Church in Olive Branch where he served as a lay leader.Services will be Tuesday, February 21 at Maples Memorial United Methodist Church in Olive Branch, MS. Visitation will be 12 p.m. followed by the service at 1 p.m.