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Austin L. Pierson, 22, died 7:48 pm, Friday, March 22, 2019 in Alton.

Born in St. Louis on September 17, 1996, he was the son of Tanya Young McGee of Alton and Allen Pierson of Alton.

He had been working as a window installer.

In addition to his parents, surviving are step-father, Jermaine McGee; step-mother, Elizabeth Pierson; maternal grandma, Mary Petras, paternal grandfather, Allen E. Pierson; fiance', Crystal Lawson; brothers, Darian Pierson, Isaac Pierson both of Alton; sisters, Allieanna Pierson, Taylor Pierson and Avery Pierson all of Alton; step-brother, Kyle Gutierrez of Alton; step-sister, Kayla Gutierrez of Alton; aunt, Rhonda Young; nephews, Tayvieon, Tavon and Devyn; niece, Aliyah; and several cousins, aunts, uncles and step-grandparents.

Visitation will be from 4-7 pm, Friday, March 29, at Abundant Life Christian Center, 781 N. 9th St, Wood River, where services will be conducted at 10 am, Saturday.  Pastor Sam Henning will officiate.

Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery in Godfrey.

Memorials may be made in care of Tanya McGee for expenses.