Lucille (Smithson) MearsDecember 31, 1927 ~ January 6, 2018 (age 90)
Lucille Smithson Mears, age 90, died Saturday at Alive Hospice in Nashville following an extended illness. She was a member of Sunny Slope Church of Christ, a homemaker and retired from Colonial Corp. with over 30 years of service. She was preceded in death by her parents, Monroe and Angie Prater Smithson; her husband of 52 years, Barrett Mears; sisters, Opal Smithson, Christine Beatty and Viola Foster and her brother, Ray Smithson.
Ms. Mears is survived by 2 children, Kenneth (Carol) Mears of Crossville and Sue (Bobby) Hale of Liberty; 4 grandchildren, Tammy Mears Jordan of Gruetli Laager, Lori Mears (Bill) Heiser of Maryville, Angela Hale (Dan) Scott of Woodbury and Cindy Hale (Chris) Rogers of Linden; Siblings, Mary Grizzle, Gertrude Morris and Willie (Dean) Smithson all of Woodbury and Rachel (Howard) Johnson of Wichita, KS. Also surviving are 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday January 10 at the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Bobby Hale officiating. Burial will follow at Riverside Gardens. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM.