Norma Pearson

Obituary of Norma Jeanne Pearson

Norma Jeanne Pearson (Dodson), age 86, of Berryville, VA passed away from a long battle with metastatic breast cancer on Sunday June 27, 2021.  She was born May 18, 1935, to the late Francis Ellsworth Dodson and Sarah Virginia Dodson (Kidwell). 


Norma cherished spending time with and talking to her family and friends.  She enjoyed churchgoing, bowling, playing bingo, yard sales, watching daytime/nighttime drama series, and game shows.  She was a devoted fan of the Washington Redskins and a follower of bluegrass music.  She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and friend.


She is survived by her son Michael Ray Ellis, Sr.; daughters Barbara Jeanne Heflin (Ellis) and Julie Carol Krumpleman (Pearson); a plentiful number of beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. 


She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul David Pearson; daughter Dianna Lynne Henry (Ellis); sister Elizabeth Ann Bryant (Dodson); three brothers: Ronald Francis Dodson, Stephen Lyndsay Dodson, and Franklin Leroy Dodson; and grandson Kevin Anthony Gill. 


A funeral service will be held from 11 am – 12 pm on Saturday, July 17, 2021, with a reception immediately following, at Park Valley Church, 4500 Waverly Farm Drive, Haymarket, VA 20169,


A private interment will be held at a later date at the Beulah Cemetery, 6731 Beulah Street, Alexandria, VA.


A Memorial Tree was planted for Norma
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Direct Cremation Svcs of VA - Stephens City
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