Honor Presented To Pearson Family

The family of fallen Lenoir County Sheriff's Deputy Allen Pearson was presented with the Purple Heart for First Responders

Pearson's wife and family accepted the honor Friday morning at the Lenoir County Sheriff's Office from the Military Order of the Purple Hearts .

The group says the honor is for Pearson's bravery and for giving his life in the line of duty.

Pearson's wife Katherine spoke to the media for the first time since her husband's death.
"I'm taking one day at a time. With he support of my family and friends and of course the community has been a tremendous help but I'm taking one day at a time."

Pearson's father, Major Rickie Allen Pearson, Sr with the sheriff's department called his son his hero.


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  • by Jennifer on Apr 25, 2009 at 11:09 AM
    A true hero, of whom I will be honored to tell my children about.
  • by T MOORE Location: KPD on Apr 24, 2009 at 08:53 PM
    allen you truley are a "HERO"! my thoughts and prayers are with you.
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