Anne Royston Pearson
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

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