MERCEDES PEARSON, 78, of Brownfield, TX passed
away Sept. 5, 2004, with burial was in Evergreen
Cemetery in Ranger, TX.
Ms. Pearson was born on March 29, 1926 in Ranger
to Vera Blair & Lee Roy Pearson. She graduated
from Ranger High School in the Class of 1943. She
attended Texas Christian University and Nursing
School. She moved to Brownfield around 1965 and
worked at Brownfield Hospital for over 30 years
retiring in the 1990's. She was a member of the
Brownfield Church of Christ.
She is preceded in death by two sisters, Lynn
Pearson Heath (RHS-1943) & Electra Pearson (RHS-
1939); and two brothers, Champ Pearson (RHS-1951)
and Lee Roy Pearson, Jr. (RHS-1941).
She is survived by a sister, Beth Pearson Cosper
(RHS-1949) of Odessa, TX; and seven nieces & nephews.
PARENTS: LEE ROY & VERA BLAIR PEARSON were longtime
Ranger residents. He was an attorney and oil man and
had offices in Ranger, TX. He was born on Dec. 2,
1886, and died in Oct. of 1966. She was born in 1897,
and died on Jan. 11, 1991. They are buried in
Evergreen Cemetery in Ranger. They were very active
in community, civic, church and social life in Ranger.
They had two sons and three daughters, Lee Roy Pearson
(RHS-1941), Larry Champ Pearson (RHS-1951), Electra
Pearson (RHS-1939), Mercedes Pearson (RHS-1943), Lynn
Pearson Heath (RHS-1943), & Beth Pearson Cosper (RHS-1949).