John W. "Wally" Pearson

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John W. "Wally" Pearson

Services for Mr. John W. "Wally" Pearson will be held at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, May 31, 2014 at Horseshoe Drive United Methodist Church with Reverend Tracy MacKenzie officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Memorial Park, under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria.

The family requests that visitation be observed Saturday at Horseshoe Drive United Methodist Church from 1:00 p.m. until time of service.

Mr. Pearson, 85, of Alexandria passed away Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at his residence.

Mr. Pearson was a graduate of LSU and served his country in the U. S. Army as a 1st Lieutenant. He was a charter member of Horseshoe Drive United Methodist Church and avid golfer and fisherman. During his working career he was owner of Pearson Furniture.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Uvoynne Pearson; parents, Carl Frank and Clara Louise Wolf Pearson; brother, Carl Frank Pearson.

Those left to cherish his memory include his son, John W. Pearson, Jr. and wife, Martha; daughter, Judy Guillory; brother, Robert Pearson and wife, Peggy; grandchildren, Elizabeth Pearson, Chris Gorsha and wife, Kathryn, Jason Guillory and Matthew Guillory; great granddaughter, Isabella Gorsha.

Pallbearers will be Jason Guillory, Matthew Guillory, Chris Gorsha, Lee Shipp, Craig Simmons and Don Kozan.

Memorials may be made to Horseshoe Drive United Methodist Church, 1600 Horseshoe Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301.

The family would like to express an special thank you to Journey Hospice and to three special people, Amie, Angie, and Kim.

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Published in The Town Talk on May 30, 2014
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