Pearl Vandiver Wellman, 91, died Dec. 16, 2011.
Pearl was born Feb. 2, 1920, in Spartanburg, SC.
She was the daughter of the late Jim Henry and Cedie Crossley Vandiver.
Mrs. Wellman was a member of Armstrong Memorial Presbyterian Church, an associate member of First Presbyterian Church in Charlotte, and East Baptist Church. She was a Gold Star Mother.
On September 14, 1940, Pearl married Marshall R. Wellman. They were the parents of Brenda W. Jones and their beloved son, Richard Douglas Wellman, who died on August 13, 1969 in Vietnam. Marshall died in May of 1976. Pearl later married Roscoe H. Helton who predeceased her.
Pearl was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Annette Lee Wellman; son-in-law, David S. Jones; sisters, Mary Calhoun,
Ruby Jones and Fan-nie Sue Vandiver; brothers, Jim Henry Vandiver and Ervin Vassey.
"Mother of Brenda and Richard"
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