She was born in Terre Haute on Nov. 10, 1921, to William and Blanche Bryan.
On April 1, 1937, she married Donald Pearce, who preceded her in death in 1983.
Freda's life's work was caring for and spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents William and Blanche Bryan, husband Donald, daughter Donna Pearce and nine siblings.
Freda is survived by her son Donald Pearce Jr. and wife Diana, Brazil, granddaughters Janet Wise and husband John, Brazil, Cathy Farris and husband Troy, Seymour, and Elizabeth Hall and husband Samuel, Brazil, great-grandchildren Jonathan Wise, Joshua Wise, Ashley Farris, Cody Farris, and Shianne Hall, brothers Wayne Bryan and Clyde Bryan, sister Mae Dickison, as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members.
Services for Freda will be at Lawson-Miller Chapel Friday, Nov. 14, 2008, at 1 p.m., with Pastor Mark Thompson officiating. Burial will follow at Summit Lawn Cemetery.
Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday, from 11 a.m. until time of services.
Visit www.lawson-millerchapel.com to light a candle in her memory.