Pearl Estell Risher McCutcheon, 88,
the widow of Willard Randolph McCutcheon, went home to be with the Lord
on Thursday, January 9, 2014 at her residence.
Mrs. McCutcheon was born the daughter
of Benjamin Franklin Risher and Pearl Estell Peagler Risher on July 10,
1925 in Berkeley County. She was a member of the Andrews First Pentecostal
Holiness Church and a member of the Eastern Star – Rosemary Chapter.
Though words could never fully describe all her life, she committed her
life to acts of selfless giving, fervent prayer, and an unconditional love
to earn her the distinguished titles – Beloved Mother and Cherished Friend.
Randolph and Pearl were married
July 14, 1942, and celebrated 69 years together. From their blessed
union was born four children, Barbara (Kenneth) M. Camlin, Willard Ralph
McCutcheon, Frances (Don) M. Freeman, and Debbie (Johnny) M. Ellis; 10
grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; 1 great great-grandchild.
She also leaves behind: two brothers, J.W. (Kay) Peagler and Monroe
Peagler; a sister, Reather (Tally) Arnold; and three sister-in-laws, Norma
R. Snell, Betty Risher, and Nona Peagler.
She was predeceased by her parents;
her husband, a son, Ralph; seven brothers, Perry, Walter, Silas, Marion,
Buster, William “Pee Wee” Peagler and Rufus Risher; five sisters, Rev.
Effie Causey, Rachel Mills, Mae Mitchum, and Bertha Weiss; and a step-mother,
Collie P. Causey.
A Home Going Celebration will
be 2 PM Sunday, January 12, 2014, at the Andrews First Pentecostal Holiness
Church. Interment will follow in the Earles PH Church cemetery directed
by the Andrews Chapel of McKenzie Funeral Home.
The McCutcheon Family would like
to say a special “Thank You” to her caregivers, Jaynella Ard, Vincent Casselman,
and Reita Giles; and to her dearest friend, Jeanette Dunn.
Visitation will be 6–8 PM, Saturday,
January 11, 2014 at the Andrews Chapel.
McKenzie Funeral Home is honored
to serve the McCutcheon family.
Online condolences may be sent to McKenzieFuneralH@aol.com