Mr. Russell Landis Pearson died on Monday April 1, 2019 in McKinzie. He was born to the late Jessie and Lillie Mae Pearson in Henderson County, Tennessee on May 30th 1941.
His funeral service was held on Sunday April 7, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Mt. Calvary MB Church-Lexington. Burial was in the Veterans Cemetery at Parker’s Crossroad and Dixie Funeral Home-Bolivar (www.dixiefuneralhome.com) was in charge of the professional service.
In 1961, he graduated Montgomery High School then attended Lane College. He served in the United States Army and later employed by Carroll County Sheriff Department as a jailer. Mr. Russell Pearson retired from the Army National Guard after 30 years of service. He loved working in his garden and yard.
Russell professed a hope in Christ at an early age. Later on in live he was called to preach the gospel. He was a faithful member of New Beginnings Baptist Church where he served as a Sunday school teacher and assistant Pastor under the leadership of Rev. Billy Williams. He served faithfully until his health failed.