Carl C. Pearson, 94, of Kingsport. Sullivan Co TN, passed away on Tuesday, November 22, 2011, at Asbury Place, of Kingsport, following a long illness.
Born in Hawkins Co TN, Carl had lived in the Kingsport area for most of his life. He was a veteran of WWII serving in the U.S. Army and retired from Eastman Chemical Company where he worked as a chemical operator for many years. Carl was a 32nd Degree Mason and Shriner, and was a member of Compromise Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dr. John Pearson and Kate Sizemore Pearson; sister, Jean Richardson; and his brother, Rod Pearson.
Carl is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dana Church Pearson, of Kingsport, TN; sisters, Pauline Wallen, of Rogersville, TN, and Henrietta Daniels, of Talbott, TN; three nieces, Dr. Judy Walters, Connie Richardson, and Melissa Pearson; and two nephews, Max Richardson and John Daniels.
The family will receive friends from 12 p.m. - 1 p.m., on Friday, November 25, 2011, at Carter Trent Funeral Home, 1115 Hwy 11W, Church Hill, TN.
A funeral service will follow at 1 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Rev. J. C. Lawson officiating.
Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery, in Rogersville, TN. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.
Carter Trent Funeral Home, Church Hill, is serving the Pearson family.