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Dorothy Jean Mears, 87
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Ms. Dorothy Jean Mears, 87, of McMinnville passed away Wednesday, Jan. 6, at her home.
Survivors include her stepson Thomas (Ellen) Mears of McMinnville, brothers-in-law Johnny (Valerie) Mears, James (Fay) Mears, and George Mears, sisters-in-law, Myrtle Cox, Roberta Collins, Waulene Davis, Treva Hutchins, Maggie Lance and Joyce Davis, grandchildren Kayla Thomas, Candace Rockhart, and Nicole Mears, and great-grandchildren Hayden and Carter Rockhart. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Dorothy was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Mears Sr., parents James M. Lefevers and Unlend May Phart Lefevers, and several brothers and sisters.
She retired from Ben Lomond and worked at Carrier Corporation. She was an animal lover of all kinds.
Graveside Services will be 12 p.m. noon on Saturday, Jan. 9, at Centertown Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. at Woodbury Funeral Home.
Woodbury Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements, (615) 563-2311,
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Jan. 8, 2021