CARROLLTON, Ala. — Hance William Pearson, 100, died March 18, 2009, at Kimbrell Home in Aliceville, Ala. Services are Saturday at 2 p.m. at Carrollton Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Winders officiating. Burial will follow at Hebron Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation is Saturday for one hour prior to services at the church. Skelton Funeral Home of Reform, Ala., is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Pearson was born Jan. 16, 1909, in Carrollton to the late Samuel Starling Pearson and Valeria Whitaker Pearson. He was the oldest living member of Carrollton Baptist Church, a retired construction foreman for Andrew & Dawson Construction Co. in Montgomery, Ala., and a lifelong resident of Pickens County, Ala. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Lillie Lou Pearson; and brothers, Corwin, Albert and George Burton Pearson. He is survived by his son, Ben Pearson of Collierville, Tenn. Pallbearers will be Don Powell, John Pearson, and Merritt and Mark Burgin. Memorials may be made to: Carrollton Baptist Church, P.O. Box 457, Carrollton, AL 35447; or West End Baptist Church, 130 Mobile Road, Aliceville, AL 35442.