Fairy Pearson, 95

Fairy Kathleen Pearson, 95, Wabash, died at 3:45 a.m., Thursday, March 13, at Miller's Merry Manor East, Wabash. She was born Nov. 28, 1918 in Ijamsville, to Dilorma E. and Ida Mae (Fosnough) Ramey.

Fairy was a 1936 graduate of Laketon High School and received her teaching certificate from Manchester College. She married William "Frank" Pearson in Rochester, on Aug. 20, 1947; he died in 1995. She taught elementary school at Roanoke, Chippewa, White’s Institute, Linlawn, and Southwood Elementary Schools. Fairy was a member of the Wabash Friends Church. She loved reading, word search puzzles, plastic canvas work, and visiting with her friends.

She is survived by nieces and nephews, Marcie Bradford, Michigan City, Greg (Lillian) Ramey, Kingman, Ariz., George Ramey, New Lenox, Ill.; and great nieces and nephews, Tracey (Dee) Hinsley, Huntington, Tara (Greg) Starke, Indianapolis, Katie Bradford, Michigan City, Beth (Robbie) Britton, Michigan City, Megan (Zach) Campbell. Oceanside, Cali., Eric Bradford, Michigan City, Sean (Kate) Ramey, Valparaiso, Joel Ramey and Ryan Ramey, both of New Lenox, Ill., Pamela Smith, La Porte. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two brothers, Wilbur and Jean Ramey, and her sister, Bessie Henry.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Brian Daniels officiating.  Burial will be in Half Acre Cemetery, Wabash. Friends may call 12-2 p.m. Saturday, March 15, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is the donor's choice.

The memorial guest book for Fairy may be signed at

Posted on 2014 Mar 13