Larry and Beverly Pearson Anniversary


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Posted Online: March 21, 2013, 1:15 pm
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Larry and Beverly Pearson, 1385 252nd St., Matherville, will be honored at an open house on Sunday, April 7, 2013, in observance of their 50th anniversary.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend from noon to 3 p.m. at the Eagles Hall, 209 6th Ave., Matherville. Lunch will be provided. No gifts, please.
Beverly June McClean, Moline, and Mr. Pearson, Matherville, were married April 6, 1963.
Their children are Colleen Pearson, Matherville; and Patricia (Scott) Harris, Rock Island. Their grandchildren are Cole Harris, Ashley (Josh) O'Dell, Jeremy Harris and Scotty (Shannon) Harris. Their great-grandchildren are Ava Harris, Owen O'Dell and one due in September.
Mr. Pearson was employed as a millwright at Farmall, retiring in 1981. He is at Preemption Township.
Mrs. Pearson was employed by the Illinois Employment Offices and later Matherville Post Office, retiring in 1997.












 




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