Alfred Pearson

Tuesday, November 16, 2004

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Alfred Dee Pearson, 85, died Saturday, Nov. 13, 2004, at Miner Nursing Center in Miner, Mo.

He was born Jan. 21, 1919, in Johnson County, Ark., son of James D. and Ora V. Clark Pearson. He first married Ersie Puckett, who died Jan. 18, 1994. He and Mary Kathryn Mullins-Graham were married May 23, 1994. She died Nov. 11, 2001.

Pearson was a farmer and was affiliated with Temple of Faith General Baptist Church in Sikeston. He was formerly of Bell City, Mo.

Survivors include two sons, Alfred Pearson of Oran, Mo., Mike Allen of Texas; a daughter, Betty Jenkins of Texas; a stepson, Chester Graham of Clarkton, Mo.; and a stepdaughter, Mary Sebourn of Sikeston.

Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home in Sikeston from 10 a.m. today until time of service.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. today at the funeral home. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery at Bell City.