Obituary: Pearl Lee Lexion Flemming


Pearl Lee Lexion Flemming, 86, passed away on Oct. 3, 2020. She was born on Oct. 21, 1933, in Batesville, AR, to Eugene Lexion Sr and Thelma Sherrill Lexion.

Pearl graduated from Ethel O. Miller school. After graduating, she began pursuing her career as a Nurse and obtained her LPN license. Her calling was OB, and during her career, she assisted in hundreds of deliveries.

Pearl was a lifetime member of Bethel A.M.E Church. She served on the missionary board and was active in many other areas of the church. In her free time, she always went above and beyond for the members of her community; and because of this she was lovingly known as “Mama Pearl.” She also enjoyed shopping, going to yard sales, and participating in the Red Hat Society.

Pearl was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt, and friend whose memory will forever be cherished by her loved ones.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Eugene Lexion Sr and Thelma Sherrill Lexion; son, Tony Lee Harper; brother, Eugene Lexion Jr; grandson, Robert Smith Jr; and two infant children. She is survived by her daughters, Patricia Watkins and Sharon Naulls of Batesville; son, Floyd Allen Hennings Jr (Sylvia) of Seattle, WA; grandchildren, Ranett Coleman (Brian), Toosdai Johns (Jovonie), Desiree Kier (John), Myrick Powell, Floyd Hennings III, Cuthia Hennings (Kristi), and Chika Holder (Michael); as well as eighteen great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.

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