Agnes Pearman


July 6, 2010 - 12:00 AM

Agnes Fern Pearman, 91, of Iola died Saturday, July 3, 2010, at Windsor Place Nursing Center in Iola after a month of confined illness.
She was born July 21, 1918, in Savonburg, the youngest of three children of George and Alice (Thompson) McIntyre. She grew up on the family farm east of Humboldt, attended country schools and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1937.
On Sept. 7, 1938, she was married to Richard Pearman in Yates Center by a justice of the peace. She was a homemaker as well as a partner in life and business with her husband  hauling milk and home interior finishing in Iola and the surrounding area for many years.
She was active in the Fiddlers and Pickers for many years and served as an officer. In 1996, the State Of Kansas Fiddlers and Pickers awarded her with a plaque honoring her years of dedicated service and support.
She is survived by her husband of the home; nieces, Betty Orcutt Becker and her husband, Bob, Mission, and Doris Orcutt Baker and her husband, Melvin, Humboldt, a nephew, Steve Orcutt and his wife, Cecilia, Iola, and their families and other family members.
A brother, Wilfred “Dick” McIntyre, sister, Velma Orcutt, and nephews, Junior, Harold and Jerry McIntyre, died earlier.
Visitation will be 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels in Iola.
Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home in Iola. Chaplain Lloyd W. Houk will officiate. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery in Humboldt.
Memorials to Iola Senior Center congregate meal site may be left at the funeral home. Online condolences for the family may be left at

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