Veronica Cynthia Pearson, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully in the comfort of her home located in Richmond, Virginia at the age of 69 years. Veronica “Ronnie” was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, “sister” and friend. Ronnie was proceeded in death by her mother, Emma Lee Simms, her father, George McKenzie, her late husband, Calvin H. Dunaway (D. November 23, 2021) whom she loved immensely. Although their time together was brief, it was beautiful union. Longtime partner, Edna “Dena Whitfield” (D. July 20, 2015) with whom she spent thirteen years of love & laughter with until her untimely passing. Ronnie’s oldest best friend, ex-husband, father of her two children; Anthony Jr, & Taneigha, and perhaps the greatest love of her life, Anthony “Tony” Robert Pearson Sr. (D. January 31, 2009), Although long since divorced at the time of his passing they remained close friends.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Anthony R. Pearson Jr., Taneigha D.P. Saunders (Tevis), Her beloved grandchildren, Keyshaun A. Shelton, Anthony R. Pearson III, Leiah R. Pearson, Jaionni A.P. Saunders, her daughter in love, B. Marie James (Herbert), her sisters in love, Helen Pearson, Carolyn Pearson (George), Andrea Jones-Ross (Thomas), Audrey Grant (Dwayne), a host of nieces, nephews, extended family & friends.