Pearlene McCoy

June 20, 1928 ~ April 14, 2024

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Ms. Pearlene McCoy, 95, passed away peacefully on April 14, 2024, at home in Bradley, MS.

She was employed as a factory worker at Weavexx for 36 years in Starkville. Ms. Pearlene loved spending time with her family and friends. She was an active church member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church. Ms. Pearline was an avid baker and was well known for her cakes.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Lessie Mae Allen Reed; brothers Zeno Reed; Isaac Reed; Jethro Reed; Cleo Reed; Hulon Reed; Curtis Reed and Cecil Reed, sister Louvene Buckner, son-in-law Johnny Watson and great-granddaughters Hannah and Grace Watson.

She is survived by her daughter Mary Ann Watson of Bradley, MS; granddaughter Tammy Elliott (Jim) of New Port Richey, FL; grandson, Charles Watson (Marcia) of Boerne, TX; great-grandchildren, Tara Blair (Doug) of Starkville, MS; Jamie Littrell of New Port Richey, FL; Paige Watson of Starkville, MS; Mary Crivelli of Boston, MA; Brooks Watson of Boerne, TX and two great-great-grandsons, Carter & Beau Blair of Starkville, MS and a host of nieces and nephews.

Visitation for Ms. Pearlene is scheduled for Thursday, April 18, 2024, from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville, MS. Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, April 19, 2024, at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church with visitation at 10:00 a.m. and the service at 11:00 a.m. with Brother Michael Sanders and Brother Jeff Morgan officiating. Music will be provided by Tristan King and Mrs. Marcia Synnott. Burial will be at the Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Larry Buckner, Michael Reed, Ronnie King, Gary Reed, Doug Blair, and Vernon Ricks.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Fund at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 3067 Pleasant Ridge Road, Sturgis, MS 39769.

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