Pearleane Benn, 74, of Rockford, departed this earthly life, Sunday December 18, 2011 at Asta Care Nursing Home. She was born October 15, 1937 in Autaugaville, Alabama the daughter of Eddie and Mary Milton. She lived in Rockford since 1967 coming from Alabama. Pearleane was a member of Macedonia Baptist Church serving in the choir. She attended schools in Alabama. Pearleane leaves to cherish many loving memories, sisters, Mattie Brewster, Ola Mae and Sarah Hatcher; brother, ED Milton; a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends. She was predeceased by her parents, sister, Catherine Hatcher; brother, Claudie Melton; Services will be held 12:00 noon Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at Macedonia Baptist Church 1720 Perry Bennett Way (former Morgan Street). Burial in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be held from 10:00a.m. until the time of service. Arrangements completed by Carl E. Ponds Funeral Home 2429 W. State Street.