Pauline Joyce Pearson, 67, of Leon, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009 at her home after a long illness. Among the local survivors are her husband, Charles W. Pearson Sr.; son, William Michael Pearson of Leon; daughter, Tammy Louise (Chris Fink) Thomas of New Haven; brother, William Billy Duff of Lakin; and a sister, Bonnie German of Leon. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 17 at Deal Funeral Home in Point Pleasant with Isaiah Crump officiating. Burial will be in Mountain Flower Cemetery in Leon. Friends may call from noon until the time of the service at the funeral home.