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Earlean Martha Jones Peerman

June 12, 1942 - November 29, 2021

Earlean Martha Jones Peerman departed this life on Monday, November 29, 2021, after a brief illness. She was born in Campbell County, VA., June 12, 1942 to the late Robert Berkley Jones Sr. and late Magnolia Jones. She was preceded in death by her sister Leonia J. Franklin and brother Clyde “Duval” Jones. She studied nursing in her younger years and was passionate about caring for others. Earlean lived by the motto “If I can help someone as I pass along the way then my living will not be in vain”.  At an early age she accepted Christ and joined the New Free Spring Baptist Church. She loved her church and served in several ministries Hospitality, Usher and Deaconess; recently serving as the President of the Deaconess Ministry. After retiring from Rock Tenn formerly Mead Corporation she began working as a health care professional at Westminster Canterbury until permanently retiring to enjoy time with her family and friends.

She leaves to cherish her memory her devoted husband of forty-four years Sherwin Peerman. Her sons, Preston “Sam” Dixon Jr. of Lynchburg, VA and Terrence (Jan) Peerman of Evington, VA; daughters, Annette Francis of Hampton, VA; Tanial (Anthony) Lowe of Fort Worth, TX and Lisa Calloway of Forest, VA. One of her proudest titles was “Nana” to her grandchildren Craig Francis Jr., Aubrey (Alan) Lancaster, Harvey Allen, Alonna Dixon, Jordan Calloway, Ryan Francis, Tahj Peerman, Everett Lowe and Sameria Dixon. Godmother to Kristal (Marlin) Taylor of Suffolk, VA and Frank (Trina) Long III of Sterling, VA. She is also survived by her beloved brothers William (Arlean – devoted sister in-law) Jones and Robert Jones Jr. all of Lynchburg, VA; sister in-laws Rev. Theresa (Rev. Frank) Long of South Boston, VA; Alvenia Peerman of Virginia Beach, VA and brother in-law Stanley (Melissa) Peerman Sr. of Gladys, VA. Special cousins she cherished as sisters Mary (James) Marshall of Lynchburg, VA and Naomi (Ray) Jones of Gladys, VA and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

We sincerely appreciate all the tokens of love extended to our family. We would like to take this opportunity to express our sincerest appreciation for the thoughtfulness presented to us during our time of bereavement. May God Bless You!

A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, December 5, 2021, at New Free Spring Baptist Church, Rustburg, Va. The family will received friends Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 5 to 6 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg. Family request due to Covid to wear mask.

Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg is assisting the family.

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A celebration of life will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, December 5, 2021, at New Free Spring Baptist Church, Rustburg, Va. The family will received friends Saturday, December 4, 2021 from 5 to 6 p.m. at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg. Family request due to Covid to wear mask.

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Sherwin, and Family, My deepest sympathy to you and family. Earlene was a beautiful person when we met at Westminister Canterbury you could tell she was a Godly woman who always had kind words to say join in and help where needed and when she would leave would always say I love you. Our last conversation she told me I love you I didnt know that would be our last conversation. Even though our hearts are breaking in our head we know shes no longer in pain. SO REST IN PEACE BEAUTIFUL LADY TILL WE MEET ON THAT OTHER SHORE. LONA

Posted by Lona Younger on December 6, 2021

My condolences to Tanial, Lisa and the entire family. Your mother was a special woman who raised amazing children. May she forever Rest In Peace. Sincerely, Denise Farrell

Posted by Denise Farrell on December 6, 2021

My condolences to Tanial, Lisa and the entire family. Your mother was a special woman who raised amazing children. May she forever Rest In Peace. Sincerely, Denise Farrell

Posted by Denise Farrell on December 6, 2021

My condolences to Tanial, Lisa and the entire family. Your mother was a special woman who raised amazing children. May she forever Rest In Peace. Sincerely, Denise Farrell

Posted by Denise Farrell on December 6, 2021

My condolences to you Sherwin and family. May God continues to comfort you during this time.

Posted by Susie M. Martin on December 5, 2021

Shermin and family, we are sorry for your loss. May God be with you all during this time of grief.

Posted by Edward & Becky Cyrus on December 5, 2021

Sherwin, We remember a beautiful life. May God hold you close, and carry you through.

Posted by Warren & Marilyn Bailey on December 4, 2021

Sherwin our condolences to you and your family. May God keep you strong

Posted by Francine Ferguson on December 3, 2021

Sherwin & Family, We are so sorry for your loss. Earlean was such a beautiful spirit. Our most heartfelt sympathy goes out to you.

Posted by Brenda Mickles Foote and Family on December 3, 2021

Rest in heaven beautiful lady. Thank you for all the things you did for me and others. Your memory will live on.

Posted by Anonymous on December 3, 2021

Sending heartfelt condolences to the family. Our heart and prayers go out to you for the loss of someone so genuine. We Thank God for all the time he allowed us to be in her presence. Earlean was a sweet and beautiful person. Always full of God’s kindness and God’s love to share with everybody. May the God of comfort lift you up during your healing process. With all of our deepest sympathy ,

Posted by Anonymous on December 2, 2021

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