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Nancy Pierce Pilgrim

May 15, 1935 — March 4, 2024


Mrs. Nancy Pierce Pilgrim passed away on Monday, March 4th, 2024. She spent her final moments in the company of her beloved husband, Samuel Leland Pilgrim.

Nancy was an adoring mother, who enjoyed spending time with her daughter, Sandy. They traveled to see many Tony Orlando performances, Sandy's favorite singer. She loved music and enjoyed cooking. She met her husband, Leland, at 16 and they spent 68 wonderful years together.

Nancy was preceded in death by her daughter, Sandra Pilgrim; and parents, Cefus Pierce and Emma Fletcher Pierce Nalley.

Nancy is survived by her husband, Samuel Leland Pilgrim.

Nancy will be dearly missed. A graveside service be held on Tuesday, March 12, 2024 at 2:00 pm at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Pickens, South Carolina.

Cochran Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Nancy Pilgrim. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at

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