Lela May Pearce, 86 Years, of South Lake Tahoe, California passed away at 2:23 A.M. May 6, 2019 at her residence in South Lake Tahoe, California. She was born May 31, 1932 in Mount Vernon, Illinois to the late Ray Clark and Vivian (Gerbacher) Clark. She married Paul E. Pearce on August 27, 1950 in Mount Vernon, Illinois. They were blessed with nearly 68 years of marriage until he preceded her in death on June 20, 2018.
Lela is survived by her daughter, Julie Incopero and husband, Thomas of South Lake Tahoe, California; granddaughter, Misty Incopero of South Lake Tahoe, California; two great grandchildren, Noah and Mckenzie Incopero; two sisters, Helen Clark of Orlando, Florida, and Doloris Ray of Kansas City, Missouri; and one sister-in-law, Virgene Pearce of Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Lela was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and grandson, Thomas Paul Incopero.
Lela worked as a Laborer. She will be missed dearly by all who knew her.
A private burial will be held at Bethel Memorial Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit hugheyfh.com for further information.