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Fern Marie Pearman

Fern Marie Pearman, 101, of Dalton, MO, died on Thursday, May 3, 2012 at the home of her daughter in Jefferson City, MO. Funeral services will be held at the St. John’s Lutheran Church in Brunswick, MO, Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 2:30 P.M. Pastor Glen Drewitz officiating. Visitation will be held at the Church, Saturday, from 1:30-2:30 P.M. Burial will be in the Dalton Cemetery at Dalton, MO. Fern was born on October 24, 1910 in Carroll County, MO the daughter of William and Marie Sophia Meyer Kolas. She graduated from Brunswick High School in 1929 and was married to Tom Pearman on July 3, 1929 at Brunswick, MO. Tom preceded her in death on February 14, 1972. Over the years Fern had worked as a kitchen assistant for the Keytesville School District and was active in the management of her farm. She was a member of the L.W.M.L. Club, the A.A.L. Club, the Lutheran Braille Workers and St. John’s Lutheran Church at Brunswick, MO. In earlier years, Fern worked at Eule Magruder’s Restaurant and at Dottie Delight Drive-In under two different ownerships.  She had also served as a Sunday School teacher at St. John’s.She loved the outdoors and working in her yard and riding her mower. She always made a garden and did lots of canning. She loved to read and keep up with what was happening in the world. She enjoyed telephone conversations with her lady friends, but her greatest love was her family.  Nothing made her any happier than to have all her family together. She served Easter and Thanksgiving dinners until her health would no longer let her because she knew all her family would be coming in. She is survived by one daughter, Patricia Elsberry and her husband Clair of Jefferson City, MO; one son, Larry Pearman of Independence, MO; one granddaughter, Shayna Bond and her husband James of Jefferson City, MO; and two great-grandchildren, Mallory and Madison Bond of Jefferson City, MO. She was also preceded in death by her parents, one son, Tommie Eugene Pearman, three sisters and two brothers. Pallbearers will be Larry Pearman, Patricia Elsberry, Shayna, James, Mallory and Madison Bond. Memorials may be made to: Dalton Cemetery Association or to St. John’s Lutheran Church, and may be mailed to or left at Breshears Memorial Chapel, 207 W. Broadway, Brunswick, MO 65236.

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