Pearlie M. Heidelburg, 74 years old of Columbus, OH transitioned to glory Thursday, November 14, 2019 at Grant Medical Center. She was born October 21, 1945 in Jones County, MS., the daughter of Hardy Heidelburg and Minnie Lee (Lindsey) Heidelburg. She retired from Wooddall (LOF Plastics) in Fremont, OH where she worked as an IMO Assembler. She also worked Swan Cleaner as a presser and dry cleaner as well as Smiths Mill Nursing home.
Pearlie was member of Greater St. James Church before moving to Columbus, OH in 1985. Pearlie visited many churches and eventually became the mother at New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ for over 15 years. She was the head of the pastoral committee and wore many other hats in the church. She also found time to be a foster care parent for many blessed children for many years and adopted Trista Lynn Heidelburg. Pearlie enjoyed church, singing, and when she was able, she loved shopping and being a fabulous fashionista.
Pearlie is survived by her three daughters, Laura J. Starks-Carmon, Darlene Marie Starks, and Alice Starks: son, Charles E.(Pacman) Starks: Sister, Annie R. Adams of Columbus, bothers, JC Heidelburg, Quillie Heidelburg both of Fremont, OH, Leroy Heidelburg of Cincinnati, and Hardy Heidelburg Jr of Clyde, OH: grandchildren Monique Baker, Ashley Earles, LaKeisha Starks, Jason Johnson, Cameo Johnson, Rashida Kiner, Clinton AKA “Beeb” Staples, Brittany Starks, Kyesha Starks, Shasity Allen, Brandon Starks, Charles Starks Jr., Devon Starks, Crystal Jones, Latoia Williams, Kylesha Valley. She is also survived by 35 great grandchildren.
She was also proceeded by son, Jerry L. Starks, sisters, Annie L. Jones, Christina Heidelburg, Dora Heidelburg; brothers, Tommy J. Heidelburg, James William Heidelburg, and an infant brother.
Visitation will be 9:00 a.m. Saturday, November 23, 2019 at Greater St. James Church, 629 Sixth St, Fremont, OH
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