Thom Pearson LUBBOCK- Services for Thom Pearson, 77, of Lubbock formerly of Abernathy passed away on Sunday, January 27, 2013 in Lubbock. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. T.J. Messer officiating. Burial will follow in the Ralls Cemetery under the care of Adams Funeral Home of Ralls. A visitation will be held from 5 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Adams Funeral Home in Ralls. Thom was born July 4, 1935 in Ralls to the late Cecil M. and Minnie (Willett) Pearson. On April 8, 1959 he married Juanita Fay Keese Swinford. She preceded him in death on March 23, 2003. He enjoyed spending his time with family and friends; for the last 60 years he enjoyed playing music with his friends. Survivors include four sons, Hal Swinford of Kyle, Lonnie Swinford of Lubbock, John Pearson of Shallowater and James Pearson of Canadian; a daughter, Rebecca Ussery of New Home; ten grandchildren, Angi Swinford Tanguma, April Vickers, Adam Swinford, Sarah Ussery, Justin Pearson, Chelsea Pearson, Camron Pearson, Shane Pearson and David Ussery; and one great-grandchild, Makena Swinford Tanguma and a precious little one on the way. www.adamsfuneral.com.
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Jan. 29, 2013