Valdosta Daily Times

January 3, 2013

Pearlie A. Nash


The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — Pearlie A. Nash, 96, of Nashville, died Dec. 31, 2012, at Berrien County Hospital.

He was born Jan. 9, 1916, in Irwin County (Springhill Community) to the late Charlie Nash and the late Martha Ann Harper. He was a member of the Nashville First Baptist Church and served in the U.S. Army during WWII. He retired from Civil Service with Moody AFB as a mechanic. He also worked for various car dealers as an inspector. He truly loved working in his yard with flowers and received the Yard of the Month in June of 2002. He also enjoyed NASCAR. He married Marie Metts on Nov. 9, 1946, and were married for 58 years until her death on Feb. 24, 2005.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Osie Nash and Lonnie Nash; two sisters, Mary Jane Nash Parker and Fannie Nash Johnson.

He is survived by a sister, Blannie Nash McEwen of Salem, Ore.; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Lovein Funeral Home with the Rev. Billy Southerland officiating. Interment will follow in the Springhill Cemetery in Irwin County. Visitation will be held Friday from 6-8 p.m. — Lovein Funeral Home, Nashville