Debbie Harrelson Pearson, of St. Marys, Georgia, departed this life on September 29, 2019 at Southeast Georgia Health Systems in Brunswick after a brief illness.
Debbie had resided in St. Marys for nearly 40 years and was a long-time hairdresser at Hair Designs. She was born on August 13, 1956 in Marion, South Carolina to the late Jeff Harrelson and Lelia Mae Harrelson Shelly. She was also preceded in death by brothers; Allen (Mary) Harrelson, Troy (Bernice) Harrelson, Jimmy (Bobbie) Harrelson and by a sister, Geneva (Buddy) Cook; niece Brenda Cooke and nephews, Donald and Ronald Harrelson and Kenny Harrelson.
Debbie is survived by sister, Shirley (James) Kaiser of Kingsland and brother, Larry (Nancy) Harrelson of Florence, South Carolina. Nieces and nephews, Dottie Gay of Kingsland, Glenda Cook, and Doug Cook, of South Carolina; Cheryl (Jack) Hancock, of Texas, Pam (Jeff) Tanchon, of Ohio, Cendy (Rick) Perkins of Waverly, Dean (Paula) Ballard of Kingsland, Melanie (Joseph) Britt of St. Marys, Jeffery (Voniceleigh) Harrelson of St. Marys, Jodie Harrelson of South Carolina and Amy Lucking of Colorado; 28 great nieces and nephews and 34 great-great nieces and nephews.
Debbie touched the life of countless people and her absence will resonate through out by all those she loved and cared for. She was her family’s free spirit and fierce protector.
A memorial celebration of Debbie’s life and love will be held at Allison Memorial Chapel in St. Marys, Saturday (October 5, 2019) from 1-3pm for all friends and family.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to the Camden County Humane Society, P.O. Box 1270, Kingsland, Georgia, 31548, in honor of Debbie’s deep love and devotion to animals. In heaven she rides horses and is surrounded by puppies.
Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.