Pearl Wilkinson

July 22, 1932-Aug. 8, 2007

Pearl Louise Wilkerson, 75, of Lebanon, died Aug. 8, 2007 at Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital.

She was born July 22, 1932 in Belleville, Ill., the daughter of Albert and Cora (Ford) Burris. She moved to Missouri when she was 5 years old and attended school in Cabool, Mo. She moved to Sweet Home in 1949 and resided there until moving to Othello, Wash. in 1954. She has resided in the Lebanon and Sweet Home areas since the mid-1960’s and spent the last year at Century Fields Assisted Living.

She loved to listen to music with her good friend Ron Frye. She also enjoyed dancing, singing and being in the outdoors.

She is survived by her son, Thomas Hearon of Sweet Home; daughters, Linda Gregory of Alaska and Marla Price of Tacoma, Wash., nine grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren.

Private family services will be held. Huston-Jost Funeral Home is handling arrangements.