Anne Royston Pearson
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Anne Royston Pearson
  • January 8, 1929 - October 8, 2017
  • Bentonville, Virginia

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Anne Delores Royston Pearson, age 88, of Bentonville passed away on Sunday October 8, 2017 at Warren Memorial Hospital.

A funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. at Turner-Robertshaw Funeral Home with Reverend Jim Bunce officiating. Burial will follow in Leeds Cemetery in Hume.

Mrs. Pearson was born on January 8, 1929, a daughter of the late Zachariah Vowell Royston, Jr. and Mary Peyton Wilson Royston. She was a school bus driver for Fairfax County Schools. She loved shopping, bird watching and playing cards. She was a member of Marlow Heights Baptist Church. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

She is survived by her daughters, Shelley P. Gullette (Greg) of Guilford, CT, Shawn P. Baldwin (Steven) of Fairfax, and Sheila P. Bishop (Michael) of Centreville; her grandchildren, Philip Harrison Gullette, Russell Allen Gullette, Curtis Daniel Gullette, Amy Beth Baldwin, Samuel Allen Baldwin, Stephanie Megan Dunbar, and Jennifer Robin Bishop; her great-grandson, Dash Paso Baldwin.

In addition to her parents Mrs. Pearson was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Lusby Harrison Pearson in 1986; her brothers Aaron Royston, Claggett Royston, Peyton Vowell Royston; her sisters, Frances Moffett, Gladys Leonard, Hazel Williams, Valorie Payne; and her granddaughter, Diana Lynn Gullette.

The family requests that donations in her name be made to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 15829, Arlington, VA 22215

Personal condolences may be offered to the family online at www.turnerrobertshaw.com.