|Birth: ||Oct. 12, 1893|
|Death: ||Dec. 18, 1989|
Arnold Mears, 96, of Clinton died 7:11 a.m. Monday (Dec. 18, 1989) in Dr. John Warner Hospital, Clinton.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Herington-Calvert Funeral Home, Clinton, with visitation 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Maroa Cemetery.
Mr. Mears was born in Shelby County, son of W.J. and Jane Mears. He was a retired farmer and a member of First Christian Church, DeWitt County Farm Bureau, DeWitt County Friendship Center. He married Cora York in 1913. She died in 1986.
Surviving are his sons, Howard of Kenney; Chet of Clinton; daughter, Mrs. Joe (Mildred) Maddox of Beason; brother, Paul "Pete" of Kenney; sister, Hazel Clark of Chestnut; 12 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.
Two sons, one daughter and eight brothers and sisters preceded him in death.
OBIT: 12-19-1989, Herald & Review Newspaper, Decatur, IL.
W J Mears (1869 - 1952)
Mary Jane Hutton Mears (1873 - 1935)
Cora York Mears (1894 - 1986)
Arnold Mears (1893 - 1989)
Leona Mears Walters (1897 - 1982)*
Maroa Township Cemetery
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Record added: Jul 20, 2010
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