Pearlie Mae Rouse was born on May 3, 1938 in WeWahitchk, Florida from the union of the late Thomas Rouse, Sr. and the late Jewel Seward. Pearlie was educated in the schools of Florida. Pearlie was employed more than 35 years at Swisher International as a career employee and shop-steward, she retired in 2001. Her hobbies were word game puzzles and special time with her great- grandson. She loved music and love to sing all the “Ole Hymns”. Another favorite pass time Pearlie enjoyed was shopping at Walmart and most Thrift Stores.
Pearlie was a resident of Sherwood Forest for more than 25 years. She was a member of Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church for over 30 years and she was especially proud of her Christian family of many ministries. Pearlie has 2 brothers, 1 nephew, 2 nieces that are presently pastors and ministers. Pearlie departed this life March 21, 2019. She was preceded in death by her father, Thomas Rouse; mother, Jewel Seward; brothers, Bishop Thomas Rouse and James Kelly; sister, Willie Ola Jackson.
Pearlie leaves to cherish her memories: daughter, Joanne Rouse; granddaughter, Yalonda Rouse; great- grandson, Jace Rouse; brothers, Rev. Samuel Seward (Trudie) and Jeremiah Seward (Adrian); sisters, Chiffon Jones, Malinda Smith, Harriett Seward, Virginia Mills (Phillip Jr.) and Minnie Mormon (David); special cousins from WeWahitchka, Florida and Jacksonville, Florida; she also leaves a host of wonderful nieces, nephews, other relatives, friends, and neighbors.
Pearlie treasured her frequent fellowship with Mattox Revival Center and Mt, Herman Baptist Church, her former church. These were her churches away from Shiloh when she was unable to attend.
The funeral service for Pearlie Rouse will be held 11:00 am Saturday, March 30th, 2019 at the Shiloh Metropolitan Baptist Church 1118 West Beaver Street Jacksonville, FL 32204. The visitation will be 5:00 pm 7:00 pm, Friday, March 29th, 2019 at the mortuary. Interment in Restlawn Cemeteries. Please sign the family guest book and view the video tribute @ www.tswarden.com. Arrangements in care of Tyrone S. Warden, FDIC, 4315 N. Main Street, 765-1234
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