Margaret Farrar Pearce

Published 1:27 pm Friday, June 19, 2020

Margaret Farrar Pearce died Saturday, May 23, 2020, in Brandon. She was 87.

Born in Vicksburg, she was the daughter of the late Murray and Frances Farrar. She was a graduate of J.H. Culkin Academy and the Hinds Jr. College School of Nursing. She was a retired registered nurse. She enjoyed spending time with her children and grandchildren. She was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Pearce Sr.; two daughters, Mary Frances Pearce and Mary Margaret Jackson; and her sister, Laura G. Farrar.

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She is survived by her daughters, Stephanie Slusasz of Brandon and Laura Pearce Tuttle of Vicksburg; her son, Donald “Dewey” Pearce Jr. (Christie) of Vicksburg;  two brothers, Stephen Farrar of New Hampshire and Joseph Farrar (Carol) of Vicksburg; 10 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, June 22, 2020, at 1 p.m. at Fisher-Riles Funeral Home, 1830 Cherry Street. 

A private family burial was held.