Everett PearmanCROOKED CREEK TOWNSHIP — Everett Leroy “Roy” Pearman, 62, passed away Tuesday, April 27, 2010, in Crooked Creek Township, Jasper County.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Crain Funeral Home, Newton, with Pastor David Heath officiating. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with Masonic rites given at 8 p.m. Burial will be at Brooks Cemetery, rural Newton, with military rites by Jasper Post 20. Memorials may be made to Newton Masonic Lodge, Hope Food Pantry or Rose Hill Community Church.
Everett was born on Feb. 19, 1948, in Effingham, the son of Julius C. and Eileen Turner Pearman. After graduating from high school, Everett entered the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam. He was a self-employed repairman and carpenter. He attended Rose Hill Community Church and volunteered with Hope Food Pantry, Hidalgo. Everett was active in Newton Masonic Lodge 216 AF&AM and was serving as junior warden, was a member of the Scottish Rite Valley of Danville and held honorary memberships in many lodges in the area.
He will be loved and remembered by his mother, Eileen Pearman of Newton; sister, Kathy Newlin and husband, Darrel, of Hidalgo; brother-in-law, Larry Max Kibler of Newton; nephews, Eldon Kibler and wife, Dawn, of Newton and Darren Newlin of Hidalgo; niece, Lynn Inyart and husband, Sean, of Newton; great-nephew and nieces, Drew Kibler and Elias and Emma Inyart; aunt, Margurite Mandel of Carlinville; and close friend, Steve Cox of Newton.