Iva Jane Pearson Gaines Floyd, 85, of Shelbyville, died on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012. Born in Shelby County, she was the daughter of the late Austin and Janie Stucker Pearson. She was preceded in death by her son, Robert D. Gaines; brother, John Austin Pearson; and sister, Elizabeth Cosco. Survivors include her son, Bernice L. Gaines of Smithfield; brother, bill Pearson of Shelbyville; her sisters, Rose Clark, Taxie Morse, and Irene Pearson, all of Shelbyville, and Beulah Ann Tipton of Simpsonville. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the Hall-Taylor Funeral Home of Shelbyville. Interment will follow in Grove Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the American Diabetes Association, and on-line condolences may be expressed at halltaylorfuneralhomes.com. Arrangements are entrusted to Hall-Taylor Funeral Home Inc.
Published in The Sentinel-News from Jan. 7 to Jan. 14, 2013