LEAD BELT NEWS, Flat River, St. Francois Co. MO, Wed. Dec. 16, 1970
PEARL S. MOTLEY DIED; SERVICES HELD MONDAY
Pearl S. Motley of 18 Hill Street, Rivermines, passed away December 11, 1970, at Farmington Community Hospital. She was born January 28, 1890, at Irondale, Mo., a daughter of the late Pikley Whaley and Arcina Ann (Campbell) Whaley.
Her husband, John Motley, preceded her in death, December 9, 1970.
Surviving are: seven children, Lena Williams of San Antonio, Texas, Berniece (Mrs. Roscoe Reeves) of O'Fallon, Mo., Juanita (Mrs. Jesse Poucher) of Rt. One, Elvins, Violet (Mrs. Jewell Woody) of Farmington Route, and Harvey H. Motley of Ridgecrest, Calif.; 23 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, John Whaley of San Bernardino, Calif., and Frank Whaley of Desloge.
Chapel services were at 2 p.m. Monday, December 14, at Murphy L. Sparks Funeral Home, Flat River, with Rev. Bearl Pettus officiating. Interment was at Workman Cemetery under the direction of Murphy L. Sparks Services.