YOUNGSTOWN A home going celebration in honor of Mrs. Zadie M. Pearce will he held Friday July 3, 2020 at 11am at Elizabeth Missionary Baptist Church in Youngstown, Ohio. Mrs, Zadie M. Pearce, 89, affectionately known as "Mae" was called to her eternal resting place on June 25, 2020.
Mrs. Pearce was born on March 29, 1931, in Millerville, AL., a daughter of Ollie and Della Clark Townsend. She accepted Christ at a very young age and was part of the Himrod Avenue Church of God. She attended the Hubbard school system and was employed at General Motors. Lordstown, until she retired in 1991. She loved cooking, planting flowers and spending time with her family.
She leaves to cherish her memory her loving children,, Katie M. Berger, Charles W.Townsend; her stepchildren that she also reared, Claussie (Laura), Joseph, Harold, Napoleon, William, Earnest (Katherine) and Glenda; 11 grandchildren; 42 great grandchildren; 16 great-great grandchildren; a host of other relatives and dear friends.
Zadie was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Leonard Pearce Sr.; her brothers, Willie, Perry, James, Eugene and Ollie Jr. Townsend; her son-in-law, Charles Berger and stepsons, Leonard and Alelijah Pearce
Friends may call Friday from 10-11am at the church. Please follow all CDC, recommendations and please practice social distancing while greeting the family. Attendance at the funeral ceremony is reserved for immediate family members and close friends only. Interment will be in Tod Homestead Cemetery. Ministry of care and transitional care entrusted to J.E. Washington Funeral Services Inc.
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