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Christian Chapel Church of Christ
Saturday August 22nd, 2015
12:00pm - 3:00pm

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Billy G. Pearson

Billy Gene Pearson, 82, died on Thursday, August 20, 2015 at Merit Health Gilmore Memorial Hospital. Born January 6, 1933 in Monroe County, he was a son of Carl and Claude Kyle Pearson. He married Bonita Nash July 4, 1953. He worked for Walker Mfg in Aberdeen and he worked for over 25 years at True Temper Sports retiring as human resources manager. A man of faith he was a member and former elder of the Christian Chapel Church of Christ. He enjoyed fishing, golfing, tennis, gardening, woodworking, and spending time with his grandchildren. He enjoyed all sports and took great delight in watching his grandchildren play. Funeral service will be 3 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at the Christian Chapel Church of Christ with Ministers Marshall Eubanks, Jr., Chase Surrell, and Bobby Cleveland officiating. Brian Pearson and Kent Carter will deliver the eulogy. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery. Cleveland-Moffett Funeral Home of Amory is in charge of the arrangements. Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Bonita Pearson of Hatley; one son, Alan Pearson (Brenda) of Hatley; two daughters, Vicky Carter (Kent) of Jackson, TN and Suzanne Watson (Donny) of Birmingham; one brother, Dennis Pearson (Pat) of Amory; 3 sisters, Peggy Head (Billy Wayne) of Amory, Glenda Smith (Greg) of Seneca, SC, and Judy Dove (Buck) of Hatley; 6 grandchildren, Jana Pearson, Brian Pearson (Sara), Whitney Young (Travis), Shelley Vaughn (Ben), Megan Watson, and Paige Watson; one great grandchild, Parker Pearson; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; 4 brothers; and 4 sisters. Pallbearers will be Sam Carpenter, Vaughn Dale Howell, Lowell Worthey, Jason Heady, Steve Young, and J.D. Walters. Honorary pallbearers will be Dale Howell, Randle Gray, Tommie Smith, and Mike Hurley. Visitation will be noon until service time on Saturday at the church. Memories and condolences may be expressed at


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Was saddened to learn of Billy's death. Have many fond memories of y'all in Aberdeen, especially of Billy in the old Aberdeen Jaycees. You are in our prayers. Banks Shepherd

Banks Shepherd Aug 24 2015 4:46 PM

Bonita and family: We just heard of Mr Billy's passing and wanted to let you know you are in our thoughts and prayers as we still miss our good friends from Amory. Jim and Lovell Phillips, Leland NC

Jim Phillips Aug 22 2015 11:07 AM

maranda smith lit a candle for Billy G. Pearson

maranda smith Aug 22 2015 10:21 AM

Our prayers go out to all of you.May God keep you in his tender care. John and Sue Nix

sue nix Aug 22 2015 8:48 AM

I am thinking about the family today as you lay your father to rest and share memories of his life and what he meant to all of you. Will continue to pray for your comfort.

Suzanne Mitchell Aug 22 2015 7:59 AM

Dear Coach and Mrs. Pearson I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my prayers. I miss y'all. Scott Wright

Scott Wright Aug 21 2015 8:22 PM

Will continue to pray for each of you during this time. Kathy and Jim Roye

Kathy Roye Aug 21 2015 1:30 PM

Dear Vicki and Kent, My condolences to your family on the passing of your father. Take comfort knowing he is with the Lord, pain free, and rejoicing. Prayers going up. Greg

Greg York Aug 21 2015 1:29 PM

So sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. Sincerely, Barbara Crowder

Barbara Crowder Aug 21 2015 12:54 PM

Brenda Brazil lit a candle for Billy G. Pearson

Brenda Brazil Aug 21 2015 10:36 AM