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James Douglas "Sonny Boy" Dear
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Birth: Aug. 17, 1936
Richland Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Aug. 25, 2010
Richland Parish
Louisiana, USA

In Loving Memory
James Douglas "Sonny Boy" Dear

Funeral services for James Douglas "Sonny Boy" Dear, Sr., 74, of Rayville, LA were held 10:00 AM, Friday, August 27, 2010 at Lone Cherry Baptist Church, Mangham, LA with Rev. Charles Best and Pastor Kevin Bates officiating. Interment followed in Lone Cherry Cemetery, Mangham, LA under the directions of Brown-Holley Funeral Home, Rayville, LA.

Sonny Boy Dear was born August 17, 1936 in Mangham, LA and passed away Wednesday, August 25, 2010 in Rayville, LA.

Sonny Boy was a member of Lone Cherry Baptist Church. He was a farmer and the owner of Dear Transport, LLC. He was preceded in death by his parents, P.W. "Bull" and Hazel Jones Dear.

Survivors include his sons, Jim Dear and wife, Carolyn of Rayville, Tim Dear and wife, Leslie of Baton Rouge, LA, and Terry Dear and wife, Tracy of Rayville; grandchildren, Elizabeth Dear of Monroe, Christopher Rambin of Monroe, Reagan Rene Morgan and husband, Josh of Rayville, Rebecca Dear of Rayville, Camden Dear of Baton Rouge, LA, Justin Dear of Rayville, Chandler Dear of Baton Rouge, LA, and Ethan Dear of Rayville; brother, Bob Sharbono of West Monroe; niece, Kay Elmore of Atlanta, TX; special friend, Willminor Grant of Rayville; care giver, Dianne Allen; devoted pet, Spanky.

Pallbearers were Randy Vaughn, Shawn Hollis, Tim Eubanks, Wayne Thomas, Neil Johnson, and Jeff Kennedy.

Honorary pallbearers were Bobby Mullins, Bobby Joe Chapman, Buddie Pardue, and Dr. Roland Ponarski.

Donations may be made to the Lone Cherry Baptist Church in Mangham, LA. 
Family links: 
  Pinkie Winfred Dear (1912 - 1970)
  Hazel Jones Dear (1909 - 1982)
Lone Cherry Baptist Church Cemetery
Richland Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: Karen Klemm Pinckard
Record added: Oct 02, 2011
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James Douglas Sonny Boy Dear
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