Margarette O. Pearce, 94, of Yazoo City passed away Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at Yazoo City Rehabilitation and Healthcare.
Mrs. Pearce was born August 8, 1925 in Yazoo County to Walter and Mellie Johnston Stokes. She was a homemaker and a member of Rocky Springs Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters, Ruby Faye Polk of Yazoo City and Shirley Shirley of Austin, Texas; a son, Charles Edward Pearce of Buena Vista, Ga.; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Ruby E. Pearce; and a granddaughter, Tami Faye Polk.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will not be a visitation and graveside services are limited to family.
Graveside services will be conducted Friday, May 22 in Shiloh Cemetery in Yazoo County under the direction of Stricklin-King Funeral Home. Layperson Kathryn Stokes will officiate.