JANESVILLE---Patsy Lou Pearson, age 68, of Janesville, died on Saturday, December 15, 2012, at home. She was born in Fredrick, OK, on November 7, 1944, the daughter of Jess and Ethel (Parker) Smith. She was a 1963 graduate of Lawton High School. Patsy was a bookkeeper for Blains Supply for many years.

Patsy is survived by her 3 children; Dennis (Rachel) Pearson of Beloit, Kristy Tierce of Lawton, OK and John Pearson of Janesville; 9 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; a brother, Daryl Smith; and 3 sisters; Edna Madison, Mattie White and Sue (Donald) Haney. She was preceded in death by her parents, and 2 brothers, Junior and Ed Smith.

A Celebration of Patsy's Life will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the home of Dennis and Rachel Pearson located at 6513 S. Edgewater Dr., Beloit, 53511. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY, Janesville is assisting the family.