MARION, VIRGINIA: CAROL PIERCE HOUGH, age 73, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 7, 2016. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Sarah Burchett Pierce; grandsons, Austin Ryan Garritt Alley and Dustin Nicholas Alley; seven sisters and one brother. Carol is survived by four daughters, Cynthia Poe and special friend Randy Harris of Marion, Va, Donna Wood and husband, Dave of Baltimore, Md, April Alley of Richlands, Va and Ava Mitchell and husband, Jason of Marion, Va; four sons, Ben Alley of Tx, Bobby Alley and friend, Debbie Lundblad of Marion, Va, Eddie Alley of Addison, Il and Able Alley and wife, Brenda of Chilhowie, Va; three sisters, Brenda Griffey and husband, Earl, Margaret Wyatt and husband, Dennis and Betty Cline all of Marion, Va; eighteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. To honor Carol’s wishes, all services will be private. For those wishing to pay their respects at a later time, interment will be held at Round Hill Cemetery in Marion. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the family at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service and Crematory is honored to serve the Hough Family.