Anita Pierini Norcross
Anita Ann Pierini Norcross, 68, of Lake Village, Arkansas, passed away on June 19, 2022. Anita was born to Robert 'Podgy' Pierini Sr. and Catherine Haverkamp in 1954. She served the town of Lake Village as a banker for over 30 years and retired from Simmons First Bank. Anita also served on the Lake Village Chamber of Commerce and was a lifelong parishioner and communicant of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church.
Anita was a loving daughter, adoring mother, supportive sister, doting aunt, and loyal friend. A creative and natural leader, she organized and participated in many events at her church and in the community of Lake Village. She was hard-working, trustworthy, and the ultimate hostess. Anita had the ability to put others at ease, no matter the circumstances. Her dazzling smile and sunny disposition were infectious. She loved her family fiercely, led them in many shenanigans but also, kept them in line.
Anita is preceded in death by her father, Robert Pierini, Sr. She is survived by her daughters Kathleen (Clay) Rasco and Danielle (Caleb) Fowler; two grandsons, Evan and Luke; four granddaughters, Kathryn, Anna, Lauren, Eliza; and one great-granddaughter, Luna. Anita is also survived by her mother, Catherine Haverkamp, brothers Podgy (Rosemary) Pierini, Ned (Shirley) Pierini, Phillip Pierini, sister Kathy (Mike) Norris, and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 21st at 5:00 P.M. at Bishop-King Funeral Home, Rosary will follow at 6:00 P.M.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:30 A.M. on Wednesday, June 22nd at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Village, AR with burial at a later date in St. Isadore cemetery.