John "Eric" Pearson, Jr., 18, of Myrtlewood died Tuesday, March 5, 2013 in Demopolis. He was born Aug. 28, 1994 in Meridian, Miss. and was a full time student at the University of West Alabama. Pearson attended Forest Hill Baptist Church.
He is survived by his parents, John E. Pearson, Sr. and Sandra Sansing Pearson of Myrtlewood; two brothers, James Pearson and Steven Pearson, both of Myrtlewood; grandmother, Reba Pearson of Pine Hill and grandparents, Madge and Billy Sansing of Myrtlewood.
He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Bobby Pearson.
Funeral services were Saturday, March 9 at O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home with Rev. Dunford Cold and Rev. Myrtle Carney officiating. Interment followed at Independence Cemetery in Sunny South with O'Bryant Chapel Funeral Home in Linden directing.
Active pallbearers were Matthew Cannon, Lane Averette, John Ross Morton, Joe Don Miles, Jacob Dunn, Nick Phillips, Dustin Smith and Cole Collins.
Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.