Archive for Monday, January 12, 1998


January 12, 1998


Pearson Services

Services for Grace Elizabeth Pearson, 81, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.

Mrs. Pearson died Saturday, Jan. 10, 1998, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.

She was born Aug. 19, 1916, in Lawrence, the daughter of Leroy Perkins and Cora E. Hornby Pearson.

Mrs. Pearson was a homemaker. She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church and the American Red Cross.

She married Argus Aaron "Doc" Pearson on Sept. 26, 1932, in Westphalia. He died June 1, 1996.

Survivors include a son, Jerry Pearson, Colorado; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren. Two sons, Larry Pearson and Donald Pearson, and a daughter, Judith Anne LaFollette, died earlier.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until noon Tuesday at the funeral home.

The family suggests memorials to the Arbor Fund at Brandon Woods.

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