Mrs. Priscilla Mae Pearson, age 85, of 220 Moffett St., Danville, Va., passed away peacefully with loved ones by her side, on Thursday, June 6, 2019, at her residence. Mrs. Pearson was born on June 8, 1933, in Apponaug, Rhode Island, to the late Charles Closson and Mae Morales Closson. She lived most of her life in New Port, Rhode Island. She was a homemaker and was a member of Stoners Grove Baptist Church. Mrs. Pearson is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Billy James Pearson Sr. of the home; children, Billy James Pearson Jr. of N.C., Veronica Lynn Pearson of the home, Bervin David Pearson Sr. and Shawn Wesley Pearson of N.C.; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and niece, Frances DeSilva of Calif. Graveside services will be conducted Saturday, June 8, 2019, at 10 a.m., at Floral Hills Memory Gardens with the Reverend Billy Pearson Jr. officiating. The family will be receiving friends at the residence Friday night, June, 7, 2019, from 6 until 9 p.m., 220 Moffett St., Danville, VA 24540. Swicegood Funeral Service is respectfully serving the Pearson family. Please sign the guestbook at www.swicegood-barker.com, www.facebook.com/swicegoodbarker, and www.godanriver.com.