James Irving Deason
May 29, 1941 – May 1, 2021
James Irving Deason, 79, of Pearl, passed away Saturday, May 1, 2021.
Visitation will be held from 5:00pm until 8:00pm, Tuesday, May 4, 2021, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in Pearl. Funeral services are 2:00pm, Wednesday, May 5, 2021, in the funeral home chapel with interment in Floral Hills Memory Gardens.
Mr. Deason was a lifelong member of the Baptist faith and a firm believer in our Lord, Jesus Christ. He served our country in the U.S. Air Force as a pilot, and later served with the Air National Guard. He enjoyed a lengthy career in automobile sales and management with Blackwell Chevrolet and Fowler Buick. Mr. Deason was a gifted singer and musician and played guitar for many years. In his free time he liked visiting with his friends and neighbors and was a respected member of the neighborhood community where he resided.
Survivors include his half-sisters, Donna Collins, and Rita Warnock; and the love of his life, Glenda F. Williams; her daughters, Teresa Hays, and Tracie Walls; grandchildren, Miranda Wansley, Jill Pritchard, Cody Hays, Heather Lee, and Blake Walls; 7 great-grandsons and 1 great-granddaughter.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Willis Lamar Deason and Lurline Milner Deason; brothers, Calvin Pegram, Willis Lamar Deason, Jr., and William D. Pegram; and his beloved dog, Bubba.
- Donna Collins, Half-Sister
- Rita Warnock, Half-Sister
- Glenda F. Williams, The Love of His Life
- Glenda's daughters, Teresa Hays, and Tracie Walls; grandchildren, Miranda Wansley, Jill Pritchard, Cody Hays, Heather Lee, and Blake Walls; 7 great-grandsons and 1 great-granddaughter.
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
James Irving Deason
Blanche Garner Deason
May 9, 2021
He was also survived by his loving former wife and life long friend, Blanche Garner. She was always there beside him when he needed love, support and help with everything he would ever want or need.
May 4, 2021
Our deepest sympathies, on your loss. May God give you comfort, in your time of sorrow. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends left behind.
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