When the men of acoustic rock duo Jackopierce decided to part ways in 1997 it was a fairly familiar story from the music world: Successful band splits up to pursue different directions individually.
Virginia Shepherd Pierce, a 63-year resident of the City of Falls Church, died at age 91 in the presence of loved ones at her home here last Friday.
Kay Pierce, a native of Buhl, Minnesota, and a resident of Falls Church for the past seven years, passed away Thursday, September 28, after an extended illness. She was 79. She was the sixth of 10 children of Matilda (Bacich) and John Strilich.