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Carrie Edith Wainright Herrin Pearson

August 15, 1928 — May 9, 2021

Jacksonville – Carrie Edith Wainright Herrin Pearson, 92, of Jacksonville passed away early Sunday morning (May 9, 2021) at Harbor Chase in Jacksonville after an extended illness.

Born in Hickox, GA her parents were Jesse Bud and Janie Herrin Wainright. She is also preceded in death her first husband of 52 years, Thomas Penn Herrin; her second husband of 11years, Harry Pearson; and 7 brothers and sisters.

Carrie was a homemaker and a member of Hickox Baptist Church. She loved farming on her family’s farm, worked at the Pierce County Stock Market and sold insurance for Aflac. Carrie was a gifted seamstress and a great cook who loved preparing meals for church functions, the sick and people who were shut in.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Norma Jean Herrin Butler (Dewayne) of Jacksonville; 3 grandchildren and their spouses, Kris Scott (Bob) of St. Johns, FL, Karen Butler (Marshall) and Hope Sites (Jesse) all of Jacksonville; 5 great grandchildren, Emily Butler, Margaret Butler and Kayla Sites all of Jacksonville and Elizabeth Scott and Wilson Scott both of St. Johns, FL; and also several nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service on Thursday (May 13, 2021) starting at 10am at Hickox Baptist Church.

A funeral service will be held Thursday morning (May 13, 2021) at 11am at Hickox Baptist Church with Rev. Jamie Giddens officiating. Burial will follow in New Hope Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Bob Scott, Marshall Butler, Jesse Sites, Wilson Scott, Wain Crews and Larry Johns.

Due to COVID-19, we would like to ask all to please follow the rules for social distancing, also face mask are highly recommended at the service. Anyone who does not feel comfortable with attending the service the family would like you to know they understand and covet your prayers.

Arrangements are with Frye Funeral Home, Nahunta.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at


Hickox Baptist Church
  • 7224 CaneyBay Rd.
    Nahunta, GA 31553

Funeral Service

Hickox Baptist Church
  • 7224 CaneyBay Rd.
    Nahunta, GA 31553


New Hope Cemetery
  • New Hope Rd.
    Nahunta, GA 31553
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