Pearl Thrasher, 91, passed away on Monday, March 24, 2014, at James T. Champion Nursing Home in Meridian, Mississippi. Visitation was held on Tuesday, March 25, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, and the day of the service at the church from 1:30 p.m. until service time. Funeral services were held at Smallwood Pentecostal Church on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. John Sweeney and Rev. Ronald Jenkins officiating. Interment followed in Smallwood Cemetery.
Mrs. Thrasher was born on December 4, 1922, to Tennessee Ganey Clark and Warner Clark. She was a homemaker and a member of Smallwood Pentecostal Church.
Pearl is survived by her daughter, Betty Walters of Meridian. She has two grandchildren, Randy Walters and wife, Tammy; and Rhonda Walters; and two great-great grandchildren, Chelsea and Cassidy Walters. Mrs. Thrasher is also survived by a special niece, Connie Brewer, as well as other nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, Everett Thrasher; her son-in-law, Charles Ray Walters; and her parents. She was also preceded in death by four brothers: Robert, William, Bennie and Edward Lee “Buck” Clark; and by three sisters: Jewel Clark Vowell, Lucile Clark Deason, and Eula Bell Clark Mangrum.
Pallbearers were Marty Bennett, Stevie Clark, Lamar Clark, David Weekley, Preston Weekley, and Roy Johnson. Memorials may be given to Smallwood Cemetery Fund, c/o Ronald Jenkins, 10930 Highway 427, Philadelphia, MS 39350.
Services are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at www.nowellmasseyfuneralhome.com.