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With the understanding that this is a very difficult time, we the family of R.E. Pearson & Son Funeral Home are here to assist you in your time of need..

Whenever  you need us, just stop by or give us a call at 434-634-2162 or 434-848-3128.

Serving from two locations:
556 Halifax Street
Emporia, VA, 23847
Office: 434-634-2162
Fax: 434-634-0175

400 Court Street
Lawrenceville, VA, 23868
Office: 434-848-3128
Fax: 434-848-1213

Our Business Hours are as followed:
Monday - Friday, 9:00 A.M - 5:00 P.M.
Saturday 9:00 A.M - 5:00 P.M.
Sunday 10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Our Viewing Hours are as follows:
Monday -Saturday 9:00 A.M.- 7:00P.M.
Sunday 12:00 noon - 5:00 P.M.

Richard E. Pearson, President
Ronnell E. Pearson, Manager

Joseph Cooke

11/23/33 - 09/21/14

Mr. Joseph Cooke, 80, departed this life on Sunday, September 21, 2014 at Southern Virginia Regional Medical Center in Emporia, ... View full obituary

Linda Harrison


Mrs. Linda Harrison of 2460 Curtis Ellis Drive, Rocky Mount, NC, 27804 entered into eternal rest on Friday, September 19, ... View full obituary

Nancy Barnes

Nancy Barnes

08/19/53 - 09/05/14

Mrs. Nancy R. Barnes departed this life on Friday, September 5, 2014 at 7:15 AM at the Southern Virginia Regional ... View full obituary

Ruth Walton

Ruth Walton

04/25/37 - 09/05/14

On Friday, September 5, 2014, God called home our beloved mother, sister, aunt and friend. Ruth Walton was born April ... View full obituary

Rufus Gholson

Rufus E Gholson

07/02/30 - 09/04/14

Rufus Edward Gholson was born July 2, 1930 to the late Robert and Ida B. Gholson. He received his education ... View full obituary

Arthur L House


Mr. Arthur House, 85, of 221 James River Jct., Emporia, Virginia, departed this life on Thursday, September 4, 2014. The ... View full obituary

Freddie Maryland

Freddie Maryland


A Time To Be Born Freddie Daniel Maryland was born in Jarratt Virginia on July 20, 1931 to the late ... View full obituary

Glenn Person

Glenn Person


He was “living this life just to live again”, and Tuesday evening, September 2, 2014, he started to live again ... View full obituary

Theodore Scott

Theodore Scott

11/25/29 - 08/31/14

Theodore Roosevelt Scott departed this life on Sunday, August 31, 2014 at Greensville Manor Nursing Home in Emporia, Virginia. He ... View full obituary

James Stephens

James Stephens


James Rodise Stephens departed this earth peacefully and gracefully, on Saturday, August 30, 2014, at Southside Regional Medical Center, in ... View full obituary