Ollie Pearl Pearce Wynn Arnold
November 20, 1929 ~ January 14, 2023
Ollie Pearl Pearce Wynn Arnold, age 93, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023 surrounded by her loving family. Pearl was born in Era, Texas and was a longtime resident of Houma, LA.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Celebration of Life Service at Covenant Church, 4863 Park Street, on Tuesday, January 31, 2023 in her honor. Visitation will begin at 9:00am until religious services at 11:00am. She has donated her body to Louisiana State University Health Services Center.
Pearl is survived by her daughter, Carol Wynn Davis (Gene); son, Tom M. Wynn, Jr. (Donna); grandchildren, Gene Craig Davis (Danelle), Kami Davis Fleniken (Mark), Amy Wilson (Paul), and Mike Wynn (Natalie); 10 great-grandchildren, Morgan Fleniken, Emily Fleniken, Julia Davis, Riley Fleniken, Audrey Davis, Luke Wilson, Logan Wilson, Levi Wilson, Austin Wynn and the future Dylan Wynn. Pearl is also survived by 2 brothers, Perry Pearce (Alice) and Donald Ray Pearce (Patsy); and 1 sister, Crystal Cox (Charles). She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pearl grew up in Era, Texas and graduated from Era High School in 1945. After working a few years, she met and married her first husband, Tom Wynn, Sr. and they had 2 children. Tom worked in the oil field where he and his family traveled all over the United States. Eventually the family settled in Houma, Louisiana, in the early 60’s.
Pearl was a longtime member of First Baptist Church of Houma (Covenant Church) where she taught Sunday School for many years and served as church secretary until 1974. She owned and managed Mam Zelle’s Dress Shoppe from 1974 – 1995. In her later years she coordinated Bayou Seniors, a monthly ministry program for Seniors. Pearl was a devout Christian and considered her greatest legacy being able to share the gospel. She treasured spending time with her family, friends and church groups.
Pearl is preceded in death by her husbands, Tom M. Wynn, Sr. and Arthur Arnold, Jr.; her parents, Jack and Agnes Pearce; and one brother, Jimmy Pearce.
The family would like to thank Haydel Memorial Hospice, her devoted caregivers and The Suites at Sugar Mill Point for their abundance of love and care. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to The Gideons International (PO Box 266, Houma, LA 70361) or to Covenant Church Building Fund (4863 Park Ave. Houma, LA 70364).