Mrs. Florence Cole Pearson, age 81, of Silver Creek, GA, passed away on Wednesday evening, December 13, 2017, in a local hospital.
Mrs. Pearson was born in Atlanta, GA, on September 16, 1936, daughter of the late Frank William Cole, Sr. and Cora Mae Timbs Cole. She was a 1954 graduate of Roosevelt High School in Atlanta and moved to Rome in 1957. Mrs. Pearson was a member of the New Prospect Baptist Church. She loved shopping and spending time with her grandchildren. Mrs. Pearson was married on June 15, 1957, to Alfred Carroll Pearson and he preceded her in death on January 10, 2002. Also preceding her in death was a daughter, Peggy Sue Pearson Wright, a brother, Frank Cline Cole, and a sister, Margaret Cole Simmons.
Mrs. Pearson is survived by five sons and daughters-in-law, Bobby and Carla Pearson of Silver Creek, Terry Pearson of Silver Creek, Dr. Jerry and Janet Pearson of Cannelton, IN, Ricky and Kelley Pearson of Dayton, OH, and Frank Pearson of Silver Creek. Fourteen grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive.
Mrs. Pearsons family will receive friends on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at Salmon Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. A private interment will take place later.
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The staff of Salmon Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Florence Cole Pearson.