James Washington Sears

Birth
Madison County, Indiana, USA
Death 18 Jul 1939 (aged 82)
Lapel, Madison County, Indiana, USA
Burial Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA
Plot Shrine of Memories Mausoleum
Memorial ID 72082123 · View Source
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James Sears Buried Today--Lapel Hardware Merchant and Retired Farmer
Lapel, Ind., July 20---James W. Sears, age 82, local hardware merchant, died Tuesday following a brief illness. Mr. Sears was a life-long resident of this community and was prominent throughout the county as a farmer.

Funeral services were conducted Thursday in the Methodist church with the Rev. A.C. Wischmeier, pastor officiating. Burial in Grovelawn cemetery in Pendleton.

Survivors are the wife, Mrs. Ella Hersberger Sears; five children, Virgil, Glen and John Sears, all of Lapel, and Mrs. Anna McClintock of Indianapolis, and Mrs. Dorothy Newton, Anderson school teacher. He was a brother of the late Dr. Albert Sears, of Anderson, and Marion Sears, Lapel, who died several years ago.

Obituary from: Noblesville Daily Ledger, Noblesville, Indiana, 20 Jul 1939, p. 1.

Note according to family he is buried with his wife at the mausoleum at Memorial Park although his obituary listed Grovelawn as the cemetery.


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  • Created by: AnnS
  • Added: 27 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72082123
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Washington Sears (3 Mar 1857–18 Jul 1939), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72082123, citing Anderson Memorial Park, Anderson, Madison County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by AnnS (contributor 47388778) .