Mary Pearl Robertson

Published 9:36 am Friday, December 22, 2017

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 9, 2017, at Spring Hill M. B. Church for Mrs. Mary Pearl Robertson, 67, who died Saturday, Dec. 2, 2017, in Jackson. Rev. Roy Thompson officiated with burial following in the church cemetery.  Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Mary Pearl Robertson was born to the late Major and Hattie Robertson.  She attended Prentiss public schools.  She worked many years at the sewing factory in Columbia, until her health failed in 2006.  She later moved to Jackson, to live with her daughter.

She was preceded in death by her sister, Maudie M. Malone and her brother, Edward E. Robertson.

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She is survived by a daughter, Ailene Fortes; two grandchildren, Latosha (Donnell) Hicks and Demario Williams; two sisters, Algene McCullum of Silver Creek and Eliza J. Robertson of Pasadena, California; four great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.