Dorothy Jean Pearson Davis Long
January 2, 1937 – December 23, 2020
Dorothy Jean Pearson Davis Long, 83 of Wilson passed away Wednesday. A private graveside will be held. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Family and friends can visit Saturday, December 26, 2020 from 8 – 11 a.m. at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson.
Jean was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, friend and mentor to many. She served the Lord with all of her heart and soul. She ministered through Women’s Ministries, taught Sunday school, Girls Auxillary, sang in the choir, and Ladies Trio for many years. Jean loved to travel and was an amazing cook. Her grandchildren were the light of her life. She was often referred to as the sweetest person ever.
Special thanks to Bryant T. Albridge Rehabilitation staff who so lovingly cared for her during her last days.
Jean is survived by her loving husband, Rev. T. Elwood Long, Jr.; daughter, Christie Davis and husband, Kenneth of Sims; son, Chad Davis and wife, Kim of Wilson; granddaughters, Mindi Davis, Natali Davis, Millie Davis Wakeley and husband, Joshua, Alli Davis and Katie Davis; grandson, Jake Davis; great-granddaughter to be, Adalynn Jean Wakeley; brother, Gerald Pearson and wife, Sandra; step-children, Kym Long-Wallace and husband Wayne; Greg Long and wife, Donna and Jason Long and wife, Cari and her step-grandchildren, Nathan, Madison and Rose Wallace, Justin Long and Keaton, Reece and Sasha Long.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Clarence “Pug” Davis; daughter, Pamela Jo Davis; parents, Jake and Bettie Irene Page Pearson; sister, Grace Davis and her brothers, Kenneth Pearson, Bobby Pearson and Stanley Pearson.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to Shiloh Pentecostal Holiness Church, 5854 Shiloh Church Road, Wilson, North Carolina 27896.
Condolences directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.
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