Melvin Pearson(1927 - 2013)

MELVIN PEARSON Melvin Pearson died Saturday, June 29, 2013 at his residence in Chico. He was born June 12, 1927, to Erastus and Rubie Pearson in Haskell, Oklahoma where he was raised. He served in the U. S. Military for 21 years. He was a member of Grace Community Church. Melvin is survived by his wife, Mary Esther Pearson of Chico; 10 children; 44 grand-children; 44 great-grandchildren; and 43 foster children. A funeral for Melvin was held Saturday, July 13, at Grace Community Church. Burial was at Glen Oaks Memorial Park. Go to to share your thoughts and memories of Melvin.

Published in Chico Enterprise-Record from July 9 to July 17, 2013