Services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension for Dr. Marie Gieger, 82, of Hattiesburg, MS, who passed away, December 5, 2017 at Brookdale Senior Living.
     Interment will be in Bullock Cemetery in Sanford, MS.
     Dr. Gieger was a retired professor of Biology and Life Sciences at Jones County Junior College. She was also a member of the Episcopal Church of the Ascension.
     Dr. Gieger was preceded in death by her husband, Jack T. Gieger and a daughter, Carol Adriene Gieger-Gillon.
     She is survived by her daughter, Adonica Gieger of Boston, MA; a sister, Dana Preu of Tallahassee, FL; a sister-in-law, Carolyn G. McKinnon of Laurel, MS and a grandson, Thaddeus Gieger.
     Visitation will begin at 10:00 A.M. Saturday at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension.
     Memorials may be made to Christian Services, Inc. of Hattiesburg, MS, The Salvation Army Women's Auxiliary or Southern Pines Animal Shelter.