Ada Francis Rhoads Pierce passed away on October 19th, 2017, at the Story County Long Term Care, Nevada, IA. She was born October 3rd, 1936, in Maxwell, IA to Loren and Elizabeth (Gardner) Rhoads. She married Jack C. Pierce, July 11, 1954, in Maxwell, IA. She attended local schools and graduated from Maxwell Community High School. She retired as a graphic artist, Dept of Admin Svcs, State of Iowa.

She is survived by: husband Jack, Nevada, IA; daughter, Angela (Christopher) Casteel, Abilene, KS; grandsons, Corey (Jenny), Abilene, KS; Patrick (Cristin), Topeka, KS; five great-grandchildren; brother Robert Rhoads, Plano, TX.

Ada was preceded in death by daughter, Jennie K; brother, L. Dene Rhoads and her parents.

Cremation has been chosen and there are no services planned at this time. The family suggests memorials may be made to the charity of your choosing.