Pearl Elizabeth (Coleman) Trokey of Mineral Point was born May 26, 1935 in Mineral Point, a daughter to the late John J. and Mary Jane (Bone) Coleman. Pearl departed this life Friday, January 1, 2021 having reached the age of 85 years, 7 months and 6 days.
On December 26, 1954 Pearl was united in marriage to the late Winfield Trokey and they were blessed with thirty six wonderful years together.
Pearl is survived by her son, Rich Trokey and wife Cindy of Marion, Illinois; sisters, Alice (C.D.) Jarvis of Potosi, Rosemary Jarvis of Mineral Point, Margaret Bowen of Mineral Point; grandchildren, Brandon Trokey and fiancé Ashley Lewis of Owensboro, Kentucky, Ryan Trokey of Marion, Illinois and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and loving husband, Pearl was preceded in death by her brothers, Gerard Coleman, Sam Coleman, Lucian Coleman, Kenneth Coleman and Willis Coleman.
Pearl was a friend to all she met and greeted everyone with a warm and welcoming smile. She operated Trokey Grocery in Mineral Point for many years. She loved to play bingo with her friends and spend time with them. She was very active and loved to work around her home, cutting grass and taking care of her vibrant garden. Her flowers were admired by all who passed by her home. She was a loving mother, grandmother and friend. Her memory will be cherished by all who loved her.
Visitation for Pearl was held Tuesday, January 5th from 10 A.M.-12 P.M. at Moore Funeral Home in Potosi.
Funeral services were held Tuesday, January 5th at 12 P.M. at Moore Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Jarvis officiating.
Burial and final prayers took place at Calvary Cemetery in Potosi. Serving as pallbearers were Brandon Trokey, Ryan Trokey, Jim Prather, Bryan Jarvis and Corey Coleman.
All services were under the care and direction of Moore Funeral Home in Potosi.
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