Mrs. Evelyn Aldrich Sears, 85, of Patterson, passed away Tuesday, November 22, 2022, at Harborview – Pierce County Nursing Home.
Born in Waycross, GA on September 13, 1937, she had lived in Pierce County most of her life. Mrs. Sears was retired from Transco Cap Company. She enjoyed fishing, cooking, baking cakes for friends and listening to gospel music. Mrs. Sears had been a faithful member of Laura Chapel Baptist Church.
She was a daughter of the late Ivey & Juno Strickland Aldrich. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Rupert Donald “Buck” Sears.
Survivors include her three daughters and sons-in-law, Donna & Freddie Teston of Patterson, Debbie & Jim Reagan of Rohnert Park, CA, and Jeanette & Ricky Boatright of Blackshear; her sister, Inez Johnson of Patterson; a brother, Tommy Aldrich of Patterson; 5 grandchildren, Greg Teston, Jenifer (Manny) Jimenez, Ray (Amy) Teston, Kimberlie Cardenas, and Nikki (Jamie) Crews; 14 great grandchildren, Anthony Reagan, Landon Teston, Alicia Reagan, Alexandria Reagan, Beau Teston, James Reagan, Brian Reagan, Shianne Reagan-Damian, Angel Cardenas, Isaiah Cardenas, Elijah Cardenas, Peyton Crews, Savanah Cardenas, and Paisley Crews; 1 great great grandchild, Aleah Reagan-Damian; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Funeral services for Mrs. Sears will be held Saturday morning, November 26, 2022, at 11 o’clock from the Laura Chapel Baptist Church with Rev. Bryan Gill, Rev. Daniel Harris, and Rev. Adam Walker officiating.
Visitation will be held Friday evening from 6 until 8 at the funeral home.
Interment will be in the Laura Chapel Cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Mark Griner, Terry Johnson, Buddy Griner, Jack Tyre, D. F. Kimbrell, Randy Tyre, and Jonathan Todd. Please meet at the church by 10:30 Saturday morning.
Honorary pallbearers will be Roseanne Todd, Larry & Linda Hill, Terry & Mary Nell Herrin, and Jerry & Winona Walker. Please meet at the church by 10:30 Saturday morning.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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