Betty Pearson
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Betty Pearson
  • June 2, 1934 - December 13, 2017
  • Ridgeland, Mississippi

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Betty A. Pearson, 83, passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017, at Hospice Ministries, Ridgeland.

Visitation will be held 1:00-2:00pm, Friday, December 15, 2017, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Graveside services will follow at 2:30pm at Crestview Memorial Gardens in Brandon.

Betty was born June 2, 1934, in Vicksburg, Mississippi, a daughter of the late Robert William Moore and Minnie Lou Dillion Moore.

A member of the Methodist faith, Betty faithfully attended Pearl United Methodist Church until her declining health prevented her from attending. She enjoyed being active with the church and their senior activities.

A loving and devoted mother and grandmother, Betty dedicated her life to her family. Her open heart and generous spirit endeared her to all who knew her, and she will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her husband of 65 years, Billy Ray Pearson; sons, Billy Wayne Pearson, and Glenn Pearson; daughter, Kathy Whitehead; brother, R.W. Moore; sisters, Mildred Baylot, Nancy Kinstley, and Robbie Franklin; grandchildren, Heather Rogers, Beau Pearson, Brittney Barnett, and Matthew Whitehead; great-grandchildren, Madison Rogers, Conner Loper, Dylan Pearson, Oliver Pearson, and Hudson Barnett.