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.

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