Margaret Pearson

Margaret M. Pearson, 93, of Gravette passed from this life to God's arms on Jan. 10, 2024, at Apple Creek Rehab in Centerton after a brief illness. She was born April 29, 1930, in Hiwasse to William Thomas and Margarette Ruth (Galyean) Presley.

Margaret was a good and faithful servant and served as organist, Sunday school teacher and any job that needed to be done. She was a 1947 Hiwasse School graduate. She worked at the Bank of Gravette for 36 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 52 years, L.M. (IKey) Pearson; two brothers, Kelton and Louis Presley; and two sisters, Billie Fletcher and Betty Davis.

Margaret is survived by a daughter, Mary Ann Allen and husband Dean; two grandchildren, Michelle Allen Dashiell and husband Scott, and Michael D. Allen and wife Wendy; three great-grandchildren, Lauren Dashiell, Nixon Allen and Archer Allen; and a sister, Ella Scantlin.

A celebration of life will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at Bella Vista Funeral Home, 2258 Forest Hills Blvd., Bella Vista, with visitation from 1 p.m. until service time. Private burial will be at Hillcrest Cemetery in Gravette.

Arrangements are under the direction of Bella Vista Funeral Home and Crematory.

Online condolences may be made at www.funeralmation.com.