Obituary: Mildred Janet Sears


Graveside services for Mildred Janet Chambers Sears, 86, of Cullman, will be at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Simcoe Methodist Cemetery with Rev. George Redding officiating; interment in Simcoe Methodist Cemetery.

Cullman Heritage Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Sears passed away Sunday, June 23, 2019 at her residence. She was born Oct. 16, 1932 in Cullman, AL to the late Hugh Harold and Eula Grace Causey Chambers. She was fondly and lovingly referred to as “Net”, “Granny”, “Mom”, or “Mama”.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Shelley Sears; children, Bonnie Collins, Diane (Hoyt) Landers, and Jimmy Sears; and brother, Hugh H. “Pete” Chambers.

Survivors include her children, Mike (Diane) Sears, Donna (Butch) Bullard, and Bill (Sharon) Sears; siblings, Judy (Dickie) Glenn, Kay Sparkman, Charlie (Wanda) Chambers, and Rebecca Chambers; eight grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of family and friends.

The family expresses a special “thank you” to the nurses and caregivers of Hospice of North Alabama.