Charles Yates Pearson

September 23, 1937 - June 28, 2009
Charles Yates Pearson

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Charles ìYatesî Pearson, 71, of Flat Rock, went to be with the Lord Sunday, June 28, 2009 at the Elizabeth House of Flat Rock following a short illness.

A native of Cleveland County, NC, he was a son of the late Onnie and Luola ìPatî Mauney Pearson. He was a resident of Henderson County for most of his life and an excellent auto mechanic for over 50 years. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his granddaughter, Katie Knight and sister, Rachel Mixon.

He was a member, church caretaker, and Elder of Jones Gap Baptist Church. His church work was extremely important to him. His interests consisted of fishing and hunting, as well as drag racing, which he began at age 65.

He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years, Glenda Pearson; son, Charles Gregory Pearson and wife, Sherry of Flat Rock; daughter, Barbara Knight and husband, Danny of Hendersonville; stepson, Clifford Harrison, Jr. and wife, Audra of Dallas, TX; stepdaughter, Laura Robinson of Flat Rock; eight grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and brothers, Vernon Pearson of Sunshine, NC, Dean Pearson of Dana, and Herman Pearson of Edneyville.


Wednesday, July 1, 2009
12:00 AM

Jones Gap Baptist Church - Directions
3007 Hebron Road
Hendersonville, NC 28739

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  • June 29, 2009
    Tony and Amber Stepp says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  • June 29, 2009
    Jackie Harrison and Kids says:
    Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the family. He was loved and will be missed so much.

  • June 29, 2009
    Theresa Dickerhoof says:
    Yates was such a sweet soul and we shared a love of flowers. Our church grounds are more beautiful,because of the roses he planted. His gentle spirit will be greatly missed Love Theresa

  • June 30, 2009
    Fred Klumpp and Family says:
    Yates WE LOVE you and are thoughts and prays go out to your family

  • June 30, 2009
    Lynn Williams Pearson says:
    You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Yates was a wonderful man who will be missed terribly! He was a loving husband, father and grandfather...his grandchildren were the light of his life...they will truly miss him.