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Wilma I (Jones) Pearson

Born: Sun., Apr. 20, 1924
Died: Tue., Dec. 25, 2018


10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Sat., Jan. 05, 2019
Location: Hills Baptist Church

Celebration of Life

12:00 PM Sat., Jan. 05, 2019
Location: Hills Baptist Church

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WILMA IRENE (JONES) PEARSON, of Sheridan, Indiana, age 94, was born April 20, 1924 and passed from this life to eternal life on Christmas Day December 25, 2018, at Riverview Hospital, in Noblesville.  She was a life-long resident of the Sheridan and was preceded in death by Morris D. Pearson, her husband of 68 years; her parents, James Ira Jones and Minnie R. (Sparrow) Jones; sisters, Edith Nesbitt, Olive Jones, Gracie Moore, and Eunice Eidson, and brother Noel (Casey) Jones.  Wilma was a homemaker and was active in many churches, community, and 4-H activities.  She is survived by daughters, Karen (Jerry) Ross of Friendswood, TX; Linda (Denny) Cummings of Sheridan; Sandra (John) Fulwider of Tipton; grandchildren Amy Ross, Scott Ross, Christy (Larry) Beahrs, Michael (Amanda) Cummings, Carey (Jeremy) Mendenhall, and Matthew (Cinthya) Fulwider; and great-grandchildren Cassidy Ross, Katie Ross, Emily Ross, Kyle Archer, Grant Cummings, Grace Cummings, Lainey Mendenhall, Ansley Mendenhall, Hadley Mendenhall, and Isabel Fulwider.

Wilma, known to many as “Wimpy” or “Grammie”, was deeply devoted to God and her family. She was a life-time member of Sedwick Chapel Methodist Church, during Wilma’s adult life she attended Boxley United Methodist Church and Hills Baptist Church. Wilma cherished her church family and looked forward to Sunday service and church activities. Wilma was also very involved with Hamilton County 4-H. She was on the Hamilton County 4-H Council for many years. A life-time member to the North Adams Extension Homemakers, every year she looked forward to raising flowers and making arrangements for the Hamilton County Fair. It is something she shared with the whole family, even Morris would help pick flowers for the fair. Wilma and Morris were active members of the Indiana Sheep Breeders Association and Sheep Program for Hamilton County 4-H. They helped kids with their sheep projects for over 25 years. Wilma had lots of hobbies and talents. She was an amazing cook and enjoyed making large dinners for her family and friends especially during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years Eve. She enjoyed gardening, sewing, reading, playing games, and doing the crossword puzzles from the Indianapolis Star. She was on a winning streak this summer by finishing 10 days’ worth of crossword puzzles correctly.

A celebration of Wilma’s life will be held on Saturday, January 5. 2019 at 12:00 pm; where family and friends are invited to gather from 10:00 am till time of services at Hills Baptist Church, located at 4296 S Co Rd 1380 E., Kirklin, IN, with Pastor Rex Dunning officiating Wilma’s service.  Inurnment will be held at Union Cemetery at 2:30 pm. Wilma enjoyed life and was devoted to God and her family. She was a loving role model for her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be dearly missed by her family and friends. Memorials may be made to the Hamilton County 4-H Council, Inc., in memory of Wilma Pearson. 2003 Pleasant Street, Noblesville, IN 46060-3697. Fisher Family Funeral Services is honored to serve the Pearson Family.


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Elaine & Carl Burtron
   Posted Tue January 01, 2019
So sorry for your loss. Please know your family is in our prayers. May God bless you all.

Richard Hadley
   Posted Thu January 03, 2019
To all of Wilma's Beautiful family, I express my Love and Prayers. What a gracious, loving, caring and Godly Lady she was. It was always a joy to see your Mom during my visits to Boxley church. It's comforting to know that God has another Special Angel in his Kingdom.

Andrea Delph
   Posted Fri January 04, 2019
So sorry to hear about the passing of your mother. My prayers are with all of you. She always appeared to me to be a super strong woman. I thought of her as a model mother and wife. You all are a testament to that. May God comfort you.

Barbara Durr Amos
   Posted Sat January 05, 2019
To Karen, Linda, Sandra and Families,
My heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your mother and grandmother. I know you will miss her.

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