Lenis Sherwin Pearson

August 13, 1933 – August 15, 2021

Funeral services for Mr. Lenis Sherwin Pearson, 88, of Kilmichael will be held at 2:00 pm on Wednesday, August 18, at Kilmichael Baptist Church. Burial will follow at Friendship Cemetery, with Rev. Don Smith and Rev. Jeff Jeffers officiating the service. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 17 from 5 – 8 pm at the church. Pallbearers will be Ron Wood, Guy Johnson, Kenny Pearson, Bobby Cummings, Bruce Branch and James Watson. Honorary pallbearers will be his Joshua Adult Men’s Sunday School Class at Kilmichael Baptist Church.

Mr. Pearson passed away at his home on Sunday, August 15, 2021. He was born, August 13, 1933, to Sam Howard and Brownie McWhorter Pearson. He was a member of Kilmichael Baptist Church.

Lenis and Faye were childhood sweethearts, they were married for almost 70 years. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather and a devout Christian man. He will be greatly missed by us all.

He had a very diverse and successful work life. He drove a Trailways Post Office Bus, owned and operated City Service Station in Kilmichael for 18 years, served as a Montgomery County Supervisor for 20 years, all while being a successful cattle farmer.

Mr. Pearson was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Nina Pearson McQuirter. He is survived by his wife, Faye Montgomery Pearson of Kilmichael; son, Glenn Pearson (Tabatha) of Kilmichael; brother, Dale Pearson (Betty) of Winona; three grandchildren, Steven Pearson (SarahBeth) of Summit, Crystal Pearson of San Antonio, TX, and Paige Flowers (Chris) of Kilmichael; four great-grandchildren, McKenna Pearson, Cole Cochran, Landon Flowers and Graham Pearson; and a host of nieces and nephews.

16 thoughts on “Lenis Sherwin Pearson

  1. Faye, Glenn, and family,
    I am so sorry about Lenis. Always enjoyed seeing him and talking to him. Also enjoyed him picking on me. I will miss him. Praying for comfort in your loss.

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  2. Lenis was a good man, and Lil and I enjoyed being around him and Faye many years ago when I was Minister of Music at Kilmichael Baptist Church. I recall many fond memories of his humor and his love for our Lord.

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  3. Mrs. Faye and Glenn, I am so sorry to hear about Mr. Lenis. He and Mrs. Faye were special people to my family for many years.

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  4. Faye and family, so sorry to hear about Lenis. Always enjoyed seeing and visiting with both of you. Many years of great memories for you and family. Lenis will be greatly missed.

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  5. Aunt Faye and Glenn, our deepest sympathies and prayers of comfort. While we have not visited in a few years, I always felt welcomed as part of the family when I married Annette. He was a wonderful man and true southern gentleman, full of charm and wit. He is re-united with our Papa Sam and Mama Brownie and Nina. We wish we could be there in person, but please know we are there in spirit. Annette & Scott Beacham

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  6. Faye and Glenn, I am so sorry to hear about Lenis. He fought a long time. I didn’t see him very much since I can’t walk but I still remember him being so funny and talking about things he and John got into growing up. I know Johnny has been very concerned about him. He will be missed by all of you but just know he isn’t in any pain I have all of you in my prayers.

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  7. Faye, Glenn, and family, I am so very sorry about Lenis. He has always been a good friend and neighbor. I’m sure going to miss seeing him coming and going(to the coffee shop at 7:00 A M) and I will miss his “Hey, neighbor” greetings, too. Such a nice friendly gentleman! I have always thought so much of both of you. I will be praying that God will give you peace and understanding and comfort you as only He can. Much love to all of you.

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  8. Faye and family I am so sorry to hear about Lenis passing. My prayers are with all of you. Glenn and family my prayers are with you, may God bless you all with strength and peace knowing he is with God.

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  9. So sorry to hear of Mr. Lenis’ passing. What a nice man. My thought and prayers are with you all. May you be comforted by God’s love, mercy and grace through this time of sorrow.

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  10. Fay and family, my heartfelt condolences is for you in your loss. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. My Billy held him in very high esteem and always enjoyed being on his company. My heart aches for you and your adjustment to life without him. Please know you will be in my thoughts and prayers. I appreciate and love you.

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  11. So sorry to hear about Lenis! I always enjoyed talking to him anytime we would meet. Good man! Was glad to have known him through all the years! Prayers for you and your family!

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  12. Peace for the family. Always enjoyed talking with this distance cousin. Kilmichael will miss him!

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