Julia Anne ‘Judy’ Pearson Courson

Julia Anne “Judy” Pearson Courson, 75, of Blackshear, passed away early Saturday morning, June 26, 2021, at Kindred Hospital in Green Cove Springs, FL.

Born in Brunswick April 3, 1946, she had lived in Pierce County all her life. She was retired from Commercial Tire where she had been secretary for many years. She was an active member of St. Johns United Methodist Church.  She loved spending time with her grandchildren, traveling and doing things for others. Her daughter and grandchildren were the light of her life.

She was a daughter of the late Ira Meldrim and Lois Walker Pearson. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Revis Daniel Courson; a granddaughter, Elizabeth Anne Strickland and by her sister, Donna Sue Hill.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Jennifer and Lonnie Strickland, Mershon; two grandchildren, Logan Strickland and Jalynn Strickland; two sisters-in-law, Angela (Ricky) Sheffield and Agnes (Phillip) Nichols, all of Blackshear; a brother-in-law, Travis (Diane) Courson, Blackshear; a special life-long friend, Kathy Lee, Blackshear; special cousins, Mitch (Glenda) Davis of Gainesville, FL; her traveling partner and cousin, Debra Mixon, Micanopy, FL and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 29, at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 30, from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

Interment will be in the Laura Chapel Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Southeast Cancer Unit, PO Box 667, Blackshear, GA 31516 or to The American Heart Association at www.heart.org.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.   

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