Lelia Christine Pearson



Lochloosa - Lelia Christine Pearson, 90, Lochloosa, FL passed away at her residence Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013. She was born in Edgar, FL, was a lifetime area resident, a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church, Hawthorne, FL. Her survivors are daughters Patricia Stroud, LaCrosse, FL, Sharon (Thad) Grimes, Tallahassee, FL, Penny (Richard) Pearson-Yaxley, Melrose, FL; sons Harley Pearson, Melrose, FL, George Harmon (Betty) Pearson, Hawthorne, FL, Truman (Irene) Pearson, Waldo, FL, Roger (Helen) Pearson, Hawthorne, FL, Carley (Del) Pearson, Hawthorne, FL, Kent (Kelly) Pearson, Hawthorne, FL, Kevin Pearson, Keystone Heights, FL; sisters June Underwood, Gainesville, FL, Lorraine Williams, Newberry, FL, Edna Guthrie, Johnson, FL; 24 grandchildren, 50 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held 3-5PM Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013 at Hawthorne 1st Baptist Church.

Funeral Services 10:00AM Monday, Feb. 25, 2013 at the Hawthorne in Baptist Church with Rev. Henry McKinney, Jr. officiating. Interment will follow at the Antioch Cemetery, Lochloosa, Fl. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Fla. Baptist Children's Home Friends of Children, P.O. Box 358502, Gainesville, FL 32635-8502. Moring Funeral Home, Melrose, FL has been entrusted with her care.

Funeral Home

Moring Funeral Home
310 State Road 26 Melrose, FL 32666
(352) 475-2201

Published in Gainesville Sun from Feb. 23 to Feb. 24, 2013