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Willie Joe Sears

Willie Joe Sears, age 75 of Russellville, passed away Jan. 21 at Terrace Manor Nursing Home and Rehabilitation Center.
Willie was a member of Antioch CME Church.
Visitation will be held Jan. 24 from 11 a.m. until noon at Akins Funeral Home Russellville. Funeral services will be held Jan. 24 at noon in the Chapel of Akins Funeral Home with the Rev. Christy Gill officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.
He is preceded in death by his wife Shirley Sears and his parents Joe Henry Sears and Marie Mosley.
Willie is survived by his daughters Patricia Ford, Myra Cooper and Casandra Vaughn; his sons Willie Sears and wife Veola, Samuel Sears and wife Annette and Michael Hollingsworth; his sisters Arnette Sears, Mildred Carter and husband John and Vicki Langford and the Rev. Earnestine Mason; brothers L.C. Lyle and wife LeKeya, Collice Sears and wife Tommie, Leamon Mosley, Bobby Mosley, Robert Mosley and Calvin Graham; 19 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law and Sisters-in-law, special uncles Charles “Buck” Sears and L.C. Sears and special aunt Geneva Martin.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and nephews.