Ms. Pealine Herron

April 3, 1933 ~ January 10, 2021 (age 87)

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Ms. Pearline Herron was born on April 3, 1933 in Byram, Mississippi to the late Mr. Frank Herron and Mattie Ruth Phillips. On Sunday, January 10, 2021, Pearline Herron departed her life at her home in Jackson, Mississippi at 12:10 a.m.

Pearline received her education at Marl Grove Negro School in Byram, Mississippi.

Pearline was married at an early age and to that union her only son, Lee Arthur McGowan was born.  Her son was killed in the late 60’s.  She later got a divorce and became an independent woman. She moved to Jackson, Mississippi and did nursing home care and private home work until her health started to failed.  She had one special child that she raised and called him, her baby. His name is Dr. Matthew Bear.

Pearline always like to visit her siblings in Crystal Springs and Byram, Mississippi when she was able to drive. She loved to dress like she stepped out of a fashion magazine.

Pearline had a personal relationship with the Lord. She was a faithful member of Clinton Church of Christ in Clinton, MS until 2012.  She gave up driving when her health started to fail.  She enjoyed having her friends visited and stayed in contact with them over the phone. She was in watch care under Marl Grove Church of Christ (Holiness) U.S.A. till her death. Her favorite Bible scripture is Psalm 23.

She loves watching the golf games on the TV.

She leaves to cherish his memory one sister, Mercie D. Sander of Byram, Mississippi;  one sister-n-law, Tyrolienne Herron  of Jackson, Mississippi; four special nieces: Magnolia Sander Turner of Byram, Mississippi; Jeanette  Bennett,  Mattie Washington, and Glory D. Sanders  all of Jackson, Mississippi; three special nephews: Mitchell M  Sanders, Sr., and Larry Washington both of Jackson, Mississippi and Jessie Sanders, Jr., of Harrisville, Mississippi; a special friend in Seoul Korea, Benito Padilla; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Three brothers, Seddick, Isiah and Eugene and two sisters, Josephine Wilson and Janie Herron preceded her in death.

Visitation hours will be held on Friday, January 7, 2021, from 12-7 p.m. here at Peoples Funeral Home 886 N. Farish Street Jackson, Mississippi 39202.

There will be a Funeral Service held on Graveside, Saturday, January 16, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at Autumn Woods Cemetery, 4000 W. Northside Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39209.

Interment: Autumn Woods Cemetery, 4000 W. Northside Drive, Jackson, Mississippi 39209.

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January 15, 2021

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Peoples Funeral Home
886 North Farish Street
Jackson, MS 39202

Graveside Service
January 16, 2021

11:00 AM
Autumn Woods Memorial Park
4000 West Northside Drive
Jackson, MS 39209

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