Jerolene “Jeri” Pearce, 92 of Prophetstown died Wednesday November 23, 2022 at Rock River Hospice & Home in Sterling.
She was born on May 26, 1930 in Cash, Arkansas, the daughter of Clarence and Etta Lee (McGowan) Montgomery. She married James Harold Pearce on September 24, 1947 in Jonesboro, AR. He died March 29, 1996. Jeri had worked for many years at General Electric in Morrison before retiring. She was a member of the Prophetstown United Methodist church, and the GEM Club. Jeri cherished the quality time spent with her family.
Survivors include her sons: Dennis Harold (Hollie) Pearce of Prophetstown, Cecil Lee (Traci) Pearce of Jacksonville, FL; her daughter, Pamela Sue (Kendall) Plautz and Jake Plautz of Peoria, AZ; her granddaughter Nicole Plautz.
Jeri was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; her 2 brothers: Aaron Hall Montgomery and Howard Montgomery; her 5 sisters: Wilma Taylor, Nora Golden, Ernestine Bradford, Edith Minton and Hilda Summers.
There will be no visitation. Graveside services will be private on Saturday, November 26, 2022.
Memorials may be made in her memory to the Prophetstown Ambulance.
Arrangements entrusted to the McDonald Funeral Home, Prophetstown.