KINGS MOUNTAIN - Linda "Kaye" Pearson, 65, joined with her husband, Robert Wayne Pearson at the feet of Jesus on Dec. 4, 2013.
She was born July 29, 1948, in Gaston County, daughter of the late Ervin James Williams and Mary Earney Williams.
Mrs. Pearson was a retired school teacher
, who had taught at Webb Street School for over 30 years. It was her life's passion to inspire Special Needs Children.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday at Greene Funeral Service, West Chapel, 216 Archie Whitesides Rd., Gastonia officiated by the Rev. Leon Humphrey.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Interment will be at Westview Gardens, Bessemer City.
Mrs. Pearson is survived by: sons, Bradly Pearson and wife Sebrena, Timothy Pearson all of Lincolnton; daughter, Tammy Robinson and hus-band Rick of White Stone, SC; brother, Wesley Williams of Texas; sister, Ester Parrish of Kings Mountain; grandchildren, Adam, Wendy, Caryn, Mandi, Bryan, Katrina, David, Abigail, Seth; great-grandchildren, Devin, Andrew, Madison, Emmy, Connor, Logan.
In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by: husband, Robert Wayne Pearson; brothers, Jack and Gene Williams; great grand-daughter, Courtney Robinson.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Special Olympics North Carolina, 2200 Gateway Centre Blvd., Suite 201, Morrisville, NC 27560.
A guest registry is available at greenefuneral.com.
Arrangements are with the West Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia, 704-867-5521.