Clayton Pearson

Published 10:04 pm Friday, August 5, 2011

July 30, 2011

Clayton Pearson, 73, of Tarboro, N.C., died Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Courtland Healthcare Center, Courtland, Va. He was a native of Nansemond County and the son of Salias Pearson Sr. and Martha Vick. He was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Belle Pearson.

He retired from the Elm Coated Warehouse as a packer.

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He leaves to cherish his memory: one daughter, Diane Pearson Ruffin; one sister, Rever M. Thomas; one brother, Silas Pearson Jr.; a brother-in-law, Andrew Outland; five grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

There will be a private service. Crocker Funeral Home, Inc. is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at