PEARSON, Mary Magdalene, age 87, born in Whiteville, NC and a resident of Dayton, OH the majority of her life, passed away Friday, May 21, 2021. She retired from St. Elizabeth Hospital as a Registered Nurse. She was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church for over 50 years, where she served on the Usher Board.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Avirl and Thelma Louise Freeman; husband, John Willie Pearson; brother, Buddy Coleman.
She leaves to cherish her memory her sons, John, Donald (Beverly) and Gregory (Robin) Pearson; sister, Mary Bellamy; grandchildren, Dwone Alexander, Gregory II, Chloé and Nick Pearson, Dominique Higginbotham, Mercedes (Quintin) Hicks, Meagan Payne; great grandchildren, Gregory Pearson III, Kaiden Higginbotham; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Graveside service 12 noon Wednesday, June 2, at Shiloh Park Cemetery, 5479 Philadelphia Dr. Arrangements entrusted to House of Wheat Funeral Home, Inc.
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