Celebrating the life of Pearl Elaine Fox
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She was born September 26, 1944, in Beardstown to Veron and Pearl Gravens Mayes.
She married Harold Fox December 24, 1966; he preceded her in death September 26, 2012. Her parents and brothers, Veron Mayes, Danny Mayes, Larry Mayes and Terry Mayes also preceded her in death.
She is survived by her daughter, Melinda Sherrill of Florida; son, Veron Sherrill of Peoria; daughter, Kristy Fox of Peoria; five grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; sister, Melissa (Juan) Sanchez of Beardstown; brothers, Fred (Mary) Mayes of Peoria, Stacey (Diane) Mayes of Beardstown and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pearl worked for Tony’s Market in Peoria prior to retiring.
She enjoyed gardening, flowers, and the outdoors. She was a member of the Eagles Club #26. She was a die-hard Chicago Cubs fan whether it was on TV or the radio you could bet she was watching or listening.
Cremation has been accorded and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.
Memorials may be sent to Kristy Fox.
The Cremation Society of Mid-Illinois Co. Pekin/Peoria is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at csmico.com
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