Tommie Ellis Pearson

Born: Mon., Jun. 24, 1946
Died: Wed., Oct. 13, 2021


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sat., Oct. 16, 2021
Location: Adams-Buggs Funeral Service ~ Etowah Chapel


Sun., Oct. 17, 2021
Location: Lincoln Hill Cemetery

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sun., Oct. 17, 2021
Location: Adams-Buggs Funeral Service ~ Etowah Chapel

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It is with deep sympathy we announce the passing of Mr. Tommie Ellis Pearson of Gadsden, AL, who transitioned on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at the age of 75.  We ask that you please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Not in cruelty or in wrath did an angel come on Wedensday, October 13, 2021 to take Mr. Tommie Ellis Pearson home.

Mr. Tommie Ellis Pearson was born second of twelve children to the late Mr. & Mrs. Isaac and Nobie Pearson in Etowah County, Alabama on June 24, 1946. 

He accepted Christ at an early age at Sweet Home United Methodist Church. After graduating from Carver High in 1965, he served our country for several years with the U.S. Air Force. After his honorable discharge from the military, Mr. Pearson dedicated 26 years of service to his job at Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company of Gadsden. 

His favorite pastimes were fishing, watching tv and movies, and spending time with his family.

He was proceeded in death by his father, Mr. Isaac Pearson, mother, Mrs. Nobie Pearson; son, Tracy Pearson; brothers, John Henry Doss, Isaac, Jr., Virgil; sisters, Blanche Pearson and  Annette Timmons.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his dedicated and loving wife, Matilda Brown Pearson; children, Stacy Pearson, Gulfport, MS, Tomasina (Royce) Smitherman, Ebony Pearson; special daughter, Pearson Smitherman of Gadsden; six siblings, Virginia Warren, Onetha Faye Shellborne, Deborah (Michael) Cannon, Teddy (Zerrin) Pearson all of Gadsden, Angela (Sylvester) White, Dallas, TX, and  Aaron Pearson, Pennsylvania; two sisters-in-law, Mildred Maye and Sheena Brown; brother-in-law, Curtis Brown, Jr.; 14 grandchildren, Channing, Tracee, Mieshia, Traymond, Carrie, Jhance, Tracy, Brea, Dominque, Shyane, Stacee, Stacy, Keirah, Omarion; and 9 ½ great grandchildren; special friends, Faye Lindsey, Sherry DeRamus, Charlie James, Rev. Willie J. Sayles, Tommy Hood, Bilbo Hester, and Carl Simmons; and a host of other relatives and friends. 


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Faye Lyday
   Posted Fri October 15, 2021
My sincere condolences to the family.🙏🏽
May God give you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

Linda Mccants Powell
   Posted Fri October 15, 2021
My condolences to my classmate and her family. I too lost a husband and may God give you and the family comfort and understanding. Tommie
has gone to his eternal home. Be happy not sad for God has a date and time to call us home.

Mrs. Virginia Jackson
   Posted Fri October 15, 2021
My deepest sympathy to the Pearson. Praying that the Lord will continue to bless and keep you. Please Lord give the family strength and comfort at this time. Virginia Jackson and family.

Alice Vaughn
   Posted Fri October 15, 2021
Rest in peace my friend. From the Vaughn family.

David and Dorothy Funderburg
   Posted Sun October 17, 2021
Our prayers and deepest condolences are with family of our Dear Friend Tommy. We pray that GOD will bless you with HIS comfort, peace, and strength during this time and in the days to come.

David & Dorothy Funderburg

James and Gloria Johnson
   Posted Sun October 17, 2021
To my brother and classmate of 1965. Our parents were from the same city, Ashland, AL.
We have known each other, and were friends for 68 years. Rest in peace my brother.

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