SIKESTON - Dorothy Marie Pearson, 58, died May 5, 2003, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born Nov. 29, 1944, in Searcy, Ark., she was the daughter of J.D. and Tula Jackson Peters of Jacksonville, Ark.
Her husband, Namon Lynn Pearson, preceded her in death.
Survivors in addition to her parents include: five sons, David Grayson, John Grayson and Martin Grayson of Sikeston and Wesley Sykes and James Sykes of St. Louis; two stepsons, Dennis Sykes of Cahokia, Ill., and John Sykes of St. Louis; two stepdaughters, Rebecca Cdapla of Cahokia and Loretta Turner of St. Louis; three sisters, Wanda Ochrymowigh of Gilbert, Ala., Joan Katzer of St. Louis and Vera Stevens of Little Rock, Ark.; and 15 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.
A memorial service was conducted at 11 a.m. today at Victory Chapel in Sikeston.
Cremains will be buried at a later date at the Ware Cemetery in Searcy.
Richards Funeral Home of New Madrid was in charge of arrangements.