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Pearl Edwards Blackburn Whitman

August 25, 1940 ~ January 21, 2020 (age 79)


Pearl Edwards Blackburn Whitman

Thomson, GA – Mrs. Pearl Whitman, 79, entered into rest January 21, 2020.

Mrs. Whitman, was born in Wilkes County, but was a lifelong resident of Thomson, and was the daughter of the late Robert Edwards and the late Annie Bell Newsome Edwards.  She was a homemaker, avid sport fan, a little league baseball coach, kept score for many softball games at the recreation department, and loved to fish.  Mrs. Whitman was a loving mother and grandmother.  She was a Baptist by faith and attended Pine Grove Baptist Church.  In addition to her parents, Mrs. Whitman was predeceased by her husband, John Whitman and brother, James “Redbird” Edwards.

Survivors include her son, Lee Blackburn of Martinez, grandchildren, Kyle Blackburn and Savannah Blackburn; great grandchild, Jude Blackburn; and niece, Michelle Edwards.

No service is planned at this time.

Beggs Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 799 Cobbham Rd., Thomson, GA is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Pearl Whitman.



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