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Pearson, Edison Earl

SHELBY - Mr. Edison Earl Pearson, 85, of Shelby, formerly of Lawndale, died Sunday, July 23, 
2000, at White Oak Manor in Shelby.

A native of Cleveland County, he was the son of the late Issac S. and Minnie Cook Pearson. 
He was a retired spinner at Cleveland Mills and was a member of Lawndale United Methodist 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Edith Neal Pearson; a son, 
Roger Pearson; two brothers, J.T. Pearson and Robert Pearson; and a sister, Inez Haynes.

He is survived by two sons, Jerry Pearson of Shelby and Gene Pearson of Morganton; a 
daughter, Brenda Davis Pearson of Shelby; two sisters, Pondareebee Miller of Gary, Ind., and 
Evelyn Bridges of Wilmington; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Stamey Funeral Home Chapel in Fallston, 
with the Rev. David Reep officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 2391, Shelby, N.C. 28150.