Darrell Dewayne Pearson

Friday, May 12, 2017

Darrell Dewayne Pearson, 78, of Caraway, passed away May 9, 2017, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House. He was born Nov. 9, 1938, in Rector to the late Herman and Flora Hardin Pearson. He was a member of the Caraway United Methodist Church, enjoyed life to the fullest, fishing, camping and spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Dumetra Pearson of the home; one son, Douglas Pearson of Lepanto; two brothers, T.J. Pearson and Sam Pearson, both of Paragould; two sisters, Katherine Poppe of Valmeyer, Ill., and Shirley Sneed of Springfield, Mo.; six grandchildren, Leah Brown, Starla Emery, Dustan Rea, Lyndsey Pearson, Cody Rea and Ryan Trevathan; 11 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; two daughters, Darla Ann Pearson and Dena Diane Rea; and three brothers, Harold, William and Kenneth Pearson.

Memorial services will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the Caraway United Methodist Church with Rev. Doug Criss and Rev. Linda Brewer officiating.