Pearl Adeline Pace Lavender, 89, of Lancing, went home to be with the Lord on July 4, 2019. Saying goodbye does not have to be forever it simply means we will miss you until we meet again. Pearl was born August 27, 1929 to William Alec and Annie Norris Pace. Pearl was a member of Lancing Presbyterian Church. Loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother whose greatest joys included her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her one and only love, her husband of 47 years Ivan M Lavender
Her parents: William Alec and Annie Norris Pace
Her stepfather: Morton Carroll
Her daughter: Iva Mae Lavender Phillips
Her sister: Helen Pace
Her brother: Harold Pace
Pearl is survived by her son David wife Jane Ann Lavender of Kingston and daughters Ginny Ann and husband Johnny Pemberton of Lancing; Helen and husband Wesley Pemberton of Crossville; Annabell and husband Jimmy Robbins of Jacksonville, Fla and Bonnie Lavender of Lancing. Son-in-law William Paul Phillips of Oneida; grandchildren, Jennifer and husband Larry Paul Smarsh of Sunbright, James and wife Susanne Pemberton of Lancing, Jody and husband Lester Strunk of Oneida, Will and wife Sarah Phillips of Sharps Chapel and Daniel Lavender of Kingston; great-grandchildren, Jonathon Smarsh and fiance’ Lauren Craig of Sunbright, Rachel and Ryan Human of Deer Lodge, Jayden and Jordyn Pemberton of Lancing, Everett and Evelyn Phillips of Sharps Chapel; sisters, Edith Groleau, Della Mae Barnett, Wanda Beasley and Carol Ann Patton, and a host of nieces and nephews; special sister-in-law Fern Pace. Caregiver Kathy Hamby.
The family will receive friends at Schubert Funeral Home (1318 Knoxville Hwy, Wartburg, TN 37841) on Sunday, July 7, 2019 from 5:00 pm until time of funeral service at 8:00 pm with Pastor Pat Ramsden officiating.
The family will gather at Schubert Funeral Home on Monday, July 8, 2019 at 10:00am to proceed to Forrestner Cemetery (Nashville Hwy. Lancing, TN 37770) for burial at 11:00am.
Pallbearers for Pearl will be Lester Strunk, Wesley Pemberton, Jimmy Robbins, Jonathon Smarsh, Ryan Human and Larry Paul Smarsh. Honorary Pallbearer: Johnny Pemberton.
Schubert Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.