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 Mary Florence <I>Kelley</I> Pearson

Mary Florence Kelley Pearson

Birth
Tracy City, Grundy County, Tennessee, USA
Death 14 Oct 1982 (aged 79)
Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Burial Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA
Memorial ID 10195861 · View Source
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She was born March 3, 1903 in Tracy City, TN which is "up the mountain" from Chattanooga. The only girl & the youngest in the family, she had 3 older brothers. She had a variety of friends but did enjoy the lifestyle of the "well off". Among her friends were the daughters of the town doctor. When she was in her early 20's, she went to live with her brother, Harvey, in Lake Worth, FL. She was a member of the Theta Chi Chi Sorority & had a scrapbook filled with articles from the newspaper Society Page about functions she attended & parties she hosted. Some of her good friends went on to be prominent Judges. Sometime about 1928, she went to New York City with a friend. It was during this time she met Harold. They were married, went back to Lake Worth & then moved to Miami where they raised their two sons. "Jackie" as Harold called her, was a great hostess. After their sons married, they would come for a family dinner, & she always set a beautiful table. Christmas was especially memorable. Contributed by Mrs H B (Gail) Pearson, Jr (daughter-in-law).
Cause of Death: Cerebral Arterial Degeneration/Alzheimers. She died at age 79.


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  • Created by: micpearson
  • Added: 31 Dec 2004
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10195861
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Mary Florence Kelley Pearson (3 Mar 1903–14 Oct 1982), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10195861, citing Woodlawn Park North Cemetery and Mausoleum, Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA ; Maintained by micpearson (contributor 46562837) .