MERCEDES PEARSON, 78, of Brownfield, passed away on
September 5, 2004. Burial was in Evergreen Cemetery
in Ranger, TX.
Ms. Pearson was born on March 29, 1926 in Ranger,
TX to Vera Blair & Lee Roy Pearson. She graduated
from Ranger High School. She attended Texas Christian
University and Nursing School. She moved to Brownfield
around 1965. She 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 Heath
(RHS-1943) and Electra Pearson (RHS-1939); and two
brothers, Champ (RHS-1951) and Lee Roy Pearson, Jr.
She is survived by a sister, Beth Cosper (RHS-1949) of
Odessa, TX; and seven nieces and 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 October in 1966. She was born in 1897,
and died on January 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 Cosper (RHS-1949).