MITCHELL – Paul F. “Pete” Sears, 79, passed away at 4:20 a.m. Wednesday, February 20, 2013, at St. Catherine Regional Hospital in Charlestown.
Born May 15, 1933, in Fayetteville, he was the son of Pastol and Lucille (Boyd) Sears. He married Philis (Walton) Burton September 1, 1978, and she preceded him in death January 8, 2013.
Paul retired from General Motors. He was a member of the Mitchell Church of Christ and a 1952 graduate of Fayetteville High School.
Surviving: daughter, Matina (Bill) Hobson, Mitchell
sons, Tony Sears, Bedford
Jim Sears, Floyds Knobs
stepchildren, Trudie (Tim) Dillman, Mitchell
John Burton, Meridian, Mississippi
Susan (Steve) Marlman, Salem
9 great grandchildren
5 step grandchildren
2 step great grandchildren
brother, Merle Sears, Mooresville
His parents; wife; sister, Lois Smith; and brother, James Franklin Sears, preceded him in death.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, February 24, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Bro. Allen Burris officiating. Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.
Friends may call from noon until the service on Sunday at the funeral home.