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Barbara Ann Pearce

January 26, 1955 - February 13, 2013

Mrs. Barbara Ann Brown Pearce, age 58 died at her home in Aulander on Wednesday, February 13, 2013. Mrs. Pearce was a native of Bertie County and born to the late Hazel Weathersbee Brown and Jimmy Norfleet Brown, Sr. She graduated from Lawrence Academy and then attended Roanoke Chowan Community College earning a Degree in Cosmetology. Mrs. Pearce worked for thirty years with Ruth’s Beauty Shop in Ahoskie, NC. She was married to Mike Pearce in April of 1979 and to this marriage was born one daughter. Mrs. Pearce was a member of the Higher Ground Pentecostal Holiness Church in Ahoskie, NC. She was very involved with the church for many years, playing the piano, singing in the choir, teaching Sunday school and loving her Lord. She deeply loved her family and held them very close in her heart. She was a friend to everyone who knew her and she will be greatly missed.

Survivors include her husband Mike Pearce of the home, one daughter, Sharon P. Kelly and her husband Mitch of Murfreesboro, NC, one sister, Vicki Collier and her husband Richard of Enfield, NC, two brothers, Jimmy Norfleet Brown, Jr. and Joseph Brown and his wife Anita Harrell Brown of Ahoskie, NC.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made to the family at

Service Information

Service Information

Date: Saturday, February 16, 2013

Time: 11:00 am


Higher Ground Pentecostal Holiness Church

2209 Highway 13
Ahoskie, NC 27910

Date: Friday, February 15, 2013

Time: 7:00 am - 8:30 pm


Home of Mitch & Sharon Kelly

205 Holly Hill Road
Murfreesboro, NC 27855

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