Nancy Pearson, 67, had been a teacher
Nancy Fletcher Pearson, 67, of Palm Coast, Fla., died Oct. 10 at her home surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Robert "Bob" Pearson.
She was born Sept. 12, 1946, in Camden, N.J., to Nathan and Margaret (Foulon) Fletcher. She earned master's degrees in education and reading.
She taught fourth- and fifth-graders at Washington Primary School in Washington Depot. She was a passionate, hardworking teacher with a deep commitment to the young minds she was molding.
In 2004, she moved from New Milford to Hammock Beach in the Palm Coast area of Florida.
She was an honorary member of the Rotary Club of Flagler Beach, where she was recently honored with a Paul Harris Fellow award.
She was a devout woman who enjoyed her Bible studies and served as a deacon at Trinity Presbyterian Church.
She enjoyed playing bridge, golf, reading, traveling the world, taking walks on the beach and finding sea glass. She was passionate about saving the sea turtles and cheering on Duke University's basketball team. But her greatest enjoyment in life was spending time with her family.
In addition to her husband of 45 years, she is survived by two daughters, Kimberlee, and her husband, Stewart Van Horn, of Marietta, Ga.; and Courtney, and her husband, Douglas Warner, of Marvin, N.C.; and four grandchildren, Pearson and Taylor Van Horn, and Nathan and Brooklyn Warner.
The Craig Flagler Palms Funeral Home in Flagler Beach, Fla., was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials may be made to the Halifax Health Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, the Alzheimer's Association, the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation/Breast Cancer Foundation, Trinity Presbyterian Church/Deacons or the Volusia/Flagler Turtle Patrol.