|Birth: ||Feb. 12, 1929|
West Virginia, USA
|Death: ||Mar. 1, 2002|
Thomas E. "Tom" Shears, 73 of Broad Street, Parkersburg died March 1, 2002 at Ormond Memorial Hospital in Ormond Beach, FL. He was born in Morgantown a son of the late Ralph D. and Mabel Jordan Shears. He previously worked for Penn Metals, Sid's Furniture and retired from the WV Dept. of Highways. He was a member of the 19th Street Church of God and attended Holly Hill Church of God in Florida.
Surviving is his wife Alberta B. Shears, 4 Daughters and Sons in law; Janet and Ron Cunmmings of Freeport, ME, June and Joe Hughes of Parkersburg, Dottie and Jim Black of Newton, IO and Betty and Jack Cunningham of East Liverpool, OH, a son and daughter in law; Willard and Karen Rhodes of Parkersburg, 2 Brothers; Frank Shears of Wyoming and Fred Shears of Vienna, 4 Sisters: Margie Schaffer of Vienna, Ethel Yarnell of Parkersburg, Mary Owens of Ohio and Virginia "Jackie" Elliott of Washington, WV., 17 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
Tom was preceded in death by his first wife Eliza Caplinger Shears, a stepmother, and 2 brothers.
Funeral services will be Thursday 1:00 PM at the 19th Street Church of God, Pastors Jerry Caplinger, Mike Cox and J. Wayne Terry officiating. Interment will follow at Parkersburg Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday 2-4 and 7-9 PM at Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.
Ralph Dewey Shears (1901 - 1951)
Eliza May Caplinger Shears (1920 - 1969)*
Alberta B. Rhodes Shears (1928 - 2006)*
Jenny Lou Shears (1962 - 1962)*
Margie M. Shears Schaffer (1922 - 2003)*
Ethel Mae Shears Yarnell (1924 - 2011)*
Ralph Dewey Shears (1925 - 1925)*
Mary E. Shears Owens (1926 - 2002)*
Thomas Edward Lincoln Shears (1929 - 2002)
Herbert Shears (1934 - 2007)*
Virginia Jacqueline Shears Elliott (1937 - 2010)*
Frederick Wayne Shears (1941 - 2016)*
Ronald Jay Shears (1948 - 1992)*
Parkersburg Memorial Gardens
West Virginia, USA
Created by: Brenda
Record added: Jul 19, 2008
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