Robert Pearman Jr.

Sunday, July 28, 2002

CARMI, Ill. -- Robert Pearman Jr., 75, of Carmi, formerly of Olive Branch and Tamms, Ill., died Saturday, July 27, 2002, at the White County Medical Center in Carmi.

He was born Sept. 13, 1926, in St. Mary, Mo., son of Robert and Ethel Smiley Pearman Sr. He married Frieda Sissom.

He was a former switchman with the railroad.

Survivors include his wife of Cape Girardeau; four sons, Terry and Thomas Pearman of Carmi, Rodney Pearman of Cairo, Ill., and Jack Pearman of Cape Girardeau; two daughters, Rhonda Denton of Cairo and Sheila Davis of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Marcell Sissom and Thelma Smiley of Olive Branch; a brother, Lloyd Pearman of Chaffee, Mo.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Friends may call after 10 a.m. Monday until the funeral service at 1 p.m. at the Jones Funeral Home in Tamms with the Rev. Billy Don Heady officiating. Burial will follow in the McCrite Cemetery in rural Tamms.