Alice Pearson


Alice Pearson, 82, of St. Joseph passed away at 6:22 a.m. Friday (July 19, 2013) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana.

Memorial services will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 22, at the St. Joseph United Methodist Church with the Rev. Paul Dinges officiating. Visitation will be from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday at the church.

Freese Funeral Home, 302 E. Grand Ave., St. Joseph, is handling arrangements.

Alice was born Oct. 18, 1930, in Peoria County, the daughter of Guy William and Mary E. Stowell Placher. She married Billy Max Pearson, who preceded her in death in March 1982.

She is survived by several nieces and nephews and one sister-in-law, Coleen Reed of Chillicothe.

Alice was a member of the St. Joseph United Methodist Church where her husband was a former pastor.

She was an avid Cubs fan. She enjoyed taking pictures of Old Methodist Church buildings. Alice loved to do trivia activities at Canterbury Ridge where she was a resident.

Memorials may be made to the St. Joseph United Methodist Church