Helen Marie Pearson

Funeral services for Helen Marie Pearson, 77, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Pearson died Monday, Oct. 15, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.She was born June 14, 1930, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of Joseph and Nina Putney Hart.Mrs. Pearson was a homemaker. She later worked at Hallmark Cards as a machine operator for 15 years before she retired. She married Eddie Pearson on July 8, 1962, in Lawrence. He survives, of the home.Survivors include two sons, Randy, Linwood, and Russell and wife Anne, Eudora; a brother, Charles Hart and wife Erma, Denton, Texas; a sister, Ruby Hart, Des Moines; two sisters-in-law, Berva White, Lawrence, and Mary Lou Cheek and husband Dick, Raytown, Mo.; two grandchildren, Jacob and Nicole; and nieces and nephews Corky, Phyllis, Joe and Doug Hart, Julie Poore Christensen, Joyce Berkenes, Paula White, Cheryl Hunsinger, Patty Haller and Kellie Villareal. She was preceded in death by a sister, Thelma Poore, and her parents.The family will greet friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary.The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association, sent in care of the mortuary.Online condolences may be sent at www.warrenmcelwain.com, subject: Pearson.