Lillie Pearson


Lillie Lee Pearson, 89, of Dale, , passed away on Aug. 26, 2014. She was born on July 20, 1925 in Slagle, Louisiana to John and Lillie Tumlinson.

She was a caring and loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother who loved her family dearly. She retired from the Travis State School where she was a caregiver for many years.

She will be deeply mi

ssed but we know she is home now.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Maurice Pearson; her parents; one brother and two sisters.

She is survived by her two sons, Morris “Buddy” Pearson and Charles Wylie (Thelma); three daughters, Mary Haddock (Danny), Myrtle Cardwell and Linda Wylie; one brother, Jack Tumlinson; three sisters, Mable Saxon, Gloria Ann May and Dorothy Holman; 14 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.

Family received friends at The Gospel Lighthouse from 5 – 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Graveside services were held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at Lytton Springs Cemetery with Minister Charles Wylie officiating.

Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan, Lockhart, Texas 78644, (512) 398-4791. To view and sign the guestbook, visit


1 comment

  1. debi jeter 2 September, 2014 at 23:43 Reply

    Myrtle, I am so sorry to read of your mothers death….our prayers go out to you and your family….I’m sure you knew I lost Mother (Ruby Ferguson) in December…I really miss her…

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