Pearson, Juanita Delores "Nita" (Apison)

Friday, October 11, 2013

Juanita Delores “Nita” Pearson, 66, of Apison, TN, passed away on October 9, 2013.  

She was born on June 6, 1947 to Roy and Viola Schroeder.  She will forever be remembered as one who loved her family and her grandchildren very much. 

She was preceded in death by her father, Roy Schroeder; and one sister, Judy Jones.  

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, William Pearson; four children, Billie Jean Massey (Kevin), Cristina Segarra (Angel), Laura Pearson and Megan Swink (Tony); her mother, Viola Schroeder; three sisters, Nancy Johnson (William), Linda Gibson (Jerry) and Tammi Daniel (Darrell); four grandchildren, Tyler Segarra, Jaden Segarra, James Swink and Benjamin Swink; and several extended family members and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 12, at The Apison Seventh Day Adventist Church, located at 11421 Bates Road, Apison.  

The family will receive friends after the service.  

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in her memory to The Apison SDA Pathfinder Club - Pathfinder Assistance Account.  

Donations can be mailed to P.O. Box 1551 Collegedale, TN 37315. 

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service has charge of the arrangements. 


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