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Jim Pearson - Baritone

In Loving Memory

Jimmy W. Pearson December 19, 1946- May 26, 202

Jimmy “Papa” Pearson, age 74 of Carrollton, met his Lord and Savior face to face on May26, 2021. He was bornDecember 19, 1946, in Dallas, Georgia, son of the late Enoch Warner Pearson and the late Fannie Lou Henderson Pearson. He was a faithful member of Fullerville Baptist Church in Villa Rica and traveled the world as a gospel singer with “The Diplomats”. He loved golf, horses, western movies, scary movies, grilling, yard work and spending time with friends and family.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by four half-brothers and three half-sisters. He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Rita Williams Pearson of Carrollton; his children, Rhonda and Ty Tavalez of Dallas, GA, and Corey and Heather Pearson of Bremen; grandchildren, Zachary and Hannah Stephens of Las Vegas, Devin Tavalez of Dallas, GA, Audree Pearson of Bremen, and Sydney Tavalez of Dallas, GA; two great grandchildren, Kyla Stephens, and Grady Stephens both of Las Vegas; sister, Wanda Henderson of Rome, GA; and 2 nephews and 2 nieces.

The family will receive friends on Saturday, May 29, 2021, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM at Mill Town Music Hall. Funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 PM with Rev. Shane Parrott, Rev. David Smith, and Rev. Robert Schrader officiating. Interment will follow in Melrose Hills Memorial Park in Villa Rica with Mitch Cash, Rodney Shirley, Kevin Cooke, Zach Stephens, Devin Tavalez, Jason Singleton, Timmy Stephens, and Pat Barker serving as pallbearers: Honorary pallbearers will be Zach Flowers, Chuck Profit, Eric Profit, Joe Brown, Butch Owens, Jordan Hamby, Tim Stephens, Harold Reed, Matt Dibler, Michael Lott and Lamar Newton.

Messages of condolences can be sent to the family at Martin and Hightower Heritage Chapel has charge of the arrangements.