Welcome to the memorial page for

Denise Florence Pearson

May 23, 2013


Memorial Service
May 28, 2013

11:00 AM
Union Baptist Church Full Gospel Fellowship
Burlington, IA

Denise Florence Pearson, 52, of Burlington, Iowa, died at Great River Medical Center, West Burlington, Iowa, on Thursday morning, May 23, 2013.

Born on April 18, 1961 in Fairfield, Iowa, she was the daughter of Leroy M. Smith Sr. and Velma M. Robinson. She married Jamie L. Pearson on June 22, 1985 in Burlington, Iowa.

Denise was a housewife. She enjoyed watching WWE professional wrestling on TV, taking photos with disposable cameras, the freedom of driving her car and frequenting the YMCA. She was a kind, generous, loyal, giving person who loved spending time with her family, often by solving word search puzzles with them. She was a member of Faith Temple Church of God in Christ.

She is survived by her husband, Jamie L. Pearson of Burlington, Iowa; her mother, Velma M. Smith of Burlington, Iowa; her father, Leroy M. (Sheila) Smith Sr. of Fairfield, Iowa; one sister, Charity L. Smith of Fairfield, Iowa; two brothers, Marty K. Smith of Alexandria, Virginia and Jeffrey L. Smith of Chicago, Illinois; one niece of Stacia R. Smith of West Burlington, Iowa; one nephew, Jordan L. Smith of Burlington, Iowa; several aunts, uncles and cousins.

She was preceded in death by one brother, Leroy Milton Smith Jr.

Memorial services for Denise Florence Pearson will be held on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Union Baptist Church, Full Gospel Fellowship, Burlington, Iowa. Pastor Lawrence Manson and Freddie Starling will officiate. Interment of ashes will be at a later date. A time of food and fellowship will follow the service at the church. A memorial has been established in memory of Denise Pearson.

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