Pearl E. DeBoard, age 94, passed away at 12:25 am on Friday March 29, 2013, at Rosewood Care Center in Alton.
She was born on March 3, 1919 in Bertrand, MO, the daughter of the late Clifford K. and Lillie E (Davis) Morris.
She married Adolph Maxwell DeBoard on May 10, 1938 in KY. He passed away July 25, 2006.
Pearl was a homemaker all of her life. She loved doing crafts and sewing but especially being with her family and friends.
She is survived by two daughters and sons in law; Lois and Russ Thompson of East Alton IL, and Sherrel and Frank Ulett of Godfrey, one son and daughter in law, Mark and Sheryl DeBoard of Fairbanks AK, seven grandchildren, seven great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Adolph, three sisters and two brothers.
Per her wishes, cremation rites will be accorded.
Private Burial will be at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society.
Online condolences and guest book may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com