Thad Pearce

Friday, February 2, 2018

Thad Pearce, of Berryville, Arkansas born November 18, 1988 in Cassville, Missouri, son of Jason Lee Murray and Mary Jo Whitaker. He departed this life Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in Springfield, Missouri at the age of 29 years.

Thad loved nature and climbing trees. He enjoyed watching Dragon Ball Z, loved turtles, and the color green. He was the type of person to always lend a helping hand to others. His family and friends will miss his contagious smile and happy personality.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Jo (Myers) Murray, of Berryville; stepfather, Jason Murray; brother, Harry Everson and wife, Julie, of Joplin, Missouri; sister, Charlette Everson of San Angelo, Texas; sister, Heather Pearce-Smith and husband, Gary, of Joplin, Missouri; five nephews, six nieces, fiancé; Laura Jackson and her daughter, Ivory; grandfather, Leon Myers; grandmother, Donna Aylor; great-grandparents, Wilburn and Shirley Myers; numerous other relatives and friends.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Charles Whitaker; great-grandparents, nanny and poppy, and grandmother, Mary Norvell.

Memorial service will be 11:00 a.m., Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Nelson’s Green Forest Chapel, Green Forest, Arkansas with Pastor Mark Pepple officiating. Online condolences may be sent to the family at