Dannie Maxine Pearson, 70, of Sanford, passed away on  January 24, 2019 at Central Carolina Hospital in Sanford.  
Funeral services will be held on Monday, January 28, 2019, 1:00 pm at the Solid Rock Community Church, with Rev. Brad Marona, officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. The body will lie in state at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home on Sunday from 2:00 - 5:00 pm and an hour prior to the service at the church. 
She was born on February 20, 1948 to the late Daniel E. and Margaret Phillips Pearson in Lee County. She graduated from Wicker High School in Sanford in the top of her class. After graduation she moved to Port Chester,NY where she attended West Chester College. She graduated with a Bachelors Degree in Geriatric Health Care and Management. She retired from the state of NY in 2008 and in 2009 moved back to Sanford with her sister Margret and nephew Stuart. She was a devoted Christian and loved the Lord.    
She was preceded in death by father, Daniel Evander Pearson, mother, Margaret Elizabeth Phillips Pearson, sister, Lillie Margaret Pearson.
Dannie is survived by her sister, Mary  Johnson; niece, Millicent Nicole Johnson; two nephews, Julius Johnson, Jr., Stuart Pearson of Sanford, NC; grand-nephew, Julius Isaiah Johnson; grand-niece, Maya Mary Johnson; two very devoted cousins, Wanda Brewington, Vivian Brewington Berryman; and a host of other cousins and relatives.
Services are entrusted to: Fry & Prickett Funeral Home, Carthage, North Carolina.
Online condolences can be given at PinesFunerals.com.

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  1. Dear Family,
    I send to you my heartfelt condolence on the loss of your dear family member. May John 5:28,29 truly strengthen you to reflect on God’s promises to bring back to life your dear loved one to a beautified earth where she can be reunited w

  2. At times like these we need the most comfort. The Bible informs us who provides the best comfort found in 2 Corinthians 1:3,4 ‘Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort,who comforts us

  3. Stuart and Mary, I got a call this morning asking for verification of Maxine’s passing! I googled ‘Maxine Pearson,’ and sure enough she was listed by Fry and Prickett. I am so hurt! Her Person cousins are just hearing of her passing this morning. We loved

  4. So long ‘Max’. You’ve gone to be with your sister Lillie Margaret and your parents. Speaking with Maxine and Stewart 2-3 times a month were always enlightening and most of all informative for me. Being selfish we will miss Maxine but at the same time she

  5. So long ‘Max’. Being selfish I will be miss you but you’ve departed to a better home ‘ a home not built by no man’s hand’ . Maxine ‘Max’ was a very special cousin, friend and confidante. We spoke 2-3 times a month and she was always challenging me with wi

  6. So long ‘Max’. – You’ve gone to your home ‘A home not built by no mans hand to be with your Father the maker and ruler of the universe and everything on the earth, the sky and under the earth’.
    Being the selfish sort I’m going to miss the conversatio

  7. Mary and Stuart, please accept my most sincere condolences for the loss of ‘Max’ Maxine.- 
    I spoke with Maxine a couple of weeks ago and as usual she was funny and asking me questions from the bible that she knew I didn’t know. That’s how we kept in

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