Margaret Ansley Pearson

Augusta, GA – Margaret Ansley Pearson, 86, wife of the late Vernon “Buck” Pearson, of Winter St., entered into rest Thursday, April 19, 2012 at her daughter-in-law’s residence.
Funeral services will be held Monday, April 23, at 3:00 pm from St. James United Methodist Church with the Reverend Sandra Lightener officiating. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park.

Mrs. Pearson, daughter of the late Clinton C. and Mittie Reeves Ansley, was born in Boneville, GA, but had made Augusta her home since her early childhood. She was the Past Matron, Rosemary Chapter #158, now Alice Waren Chapter #483, Order of Eastern Star, Past Grand Marshal, State of Georgia, OES, Past President of Grand Representatives of GA, OES, Past President and Past Secretary/Treasurer of the International Grand Representatives, OES, Past President of Credit Women’s Association. She was formerly an officer, Assistant Secretary of First Federal Savings and Loan Association which later became Bankers First from which she retired following over forty years of service. She was a member of St. James United Methodist Church where she was a member and past president of the Emma Lester Bible Class.

In addition to her husband she was preceded in death by her son, George A. Pearson.

Survivors include her daughter-in-law, Cheryl Pearson; grandson, Wesley Todd Pearson; granddaughters, Jennifer P. Stamper and Hailey Pearson; great grandchildren, Michael Stamper, Jarrett Pearson, Alexis Stamper and Nicole Harbuck; nieces Jackie Morton, Jane Edmonds and Betty Thorne; cousin, Dell Hamon; and best friend, Nettie Leach.

Pallbearers will be, Johnny Washington, Bobby Jewett, LaGrand Martin, Ren Hatfield, Michael Ramp and Wayne Colson.
Honorary pallbearers will be the members of the Emma Lester Class and of the Order of the Eastern Star.
If so desired memorial contributions may be made to St. James United Methodist Church, 439 Greene Street, Augusta, GA, 30901.
Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill RD, Augusta, GA 30906.

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