Jessie Leah Hall Pearson, age 89, of Hazlehurst, died Tuesday, June 11, 2013 at Lumber City Health and Rehab.
Mrs. Pearson was born January 4, 1924 in Appling County to the late Elam Hall and the late Sophie Ogden Hall. She was the co-owner of H and H Office Supply, a member of Satilla Free Will Baptist Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh Melvin Pearson, Sr., sister, Juanita Tillman and brothers, Cecil Hall and Estus Hall.
Survivors include her daughter, Gwen Pearson of Hazlehurst; son, Mel (DeLaine) Pearson, Jr. of Camden, SC; brothers, Jack Hall of Sapulpa, OK and Vernard Hall of Brunswick; grandchildren, Lt. Jeff (Megan) Pearson, Wendy (Scott) Brinley, and Lauren (Zach) Hoffman; great-grandchildren, Garrett Pearson, Landon Pearson, and Ava Brinley and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services were held Friday, June 14, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. at Satilla Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Smith officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers were Neal Helmey, Harold Tillman, Randall Hall, James Mincey, Eddie Simmons and Zach Hoffman.
Musical selections were rendered by the “Satilla 5”.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home.