July 4, 1948 - October 19, 2019
Bobby Jean (Elder) Pearson was born on July 4, 1948, in Humphreys County, Mississippi, in the town of Belzoni to the union of Moses Elder and Minnie Lee Williams. She was the older of six children.
Bobby Jean, confessed her faith in Christ at an early age; to bring her into the fullness of Christ, she attended Goodwill M.B. Church, her fathers “Church home” Pastored by Rev. W. Earl Reed and the upper room fellowship ministries Pastored by Rev. Ceara T. Reed which was her mothers “Church home”. Knowing that working is a characteristic that God demands of all of us; she became involved in many activities that caused her to grow more and more into Christ – likeness.
She was united in holy matrimony to Joseph Pearson of Dallas, TX on June 20th, 1996 whom she leaves to cherish her memory and legacy along with her sister, Shirley Elder, Belzoni; four brothers, Clifton (Deborah) Elder, Tuscaloosa Al, Marvin (Barnett) Elder, Indianala MS; Gregory (Nancy) Elder, Winona, Ms.; W.C. (Edie) McDade, Rockwall, TX; and uncle Cleotha Elder, Chicago, IL.; stepchildren Joseph Keanon II (Marcia) Pearson of Dallas, TX; and Maija M. Pearson Astronia, NY; one grandchild, Ava Marielle Pearson, and a host of nieces and nephews, relatives and many friends.
Her brother Moses Elder, Jr., who resided in Chicago, Illinois, preceded her in death.
She will be dearly missed by all who knew her. Bobby Jean (Elder) Pearson entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at her home in Rowlett, Texas. She now awaits to hear her name called on that great resurrection morning when God himself will awake her out of her sleep (1 Thessalonians 4:16-18).
Celebration of Life service will be held on Friday, October 25, 2019 at 11:00 am at the North Dallas Funeral Home, 2710 Valley View Lane, Farmers Branch, Texas 75234.
Interment will follow at 2:00 pm at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211.
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