Commonwealth Journal


April 21, 2009

Charles Sears


Charles L. Sears, son of the late Raymond and Retha Alexander Sears, was born at Drum, Ky., on June 6, 1933 and he departed this life in the presence of his family on Sunday, April 19, 2009 having attained the age of 75 years.

He was united in marriage to Gerdine Adkins Sears; she survives. Other survivors include; one son, Jason Sears of Somerset, Ky.; three daughters, Darla Miller and Carla Cook both of Somerset, Ky., and Karen (and Terry) Lawrence of Knoxville, Tenn.; two sisters, Faye Hargis, and Helen (and Woody) Kelly of Somerset, Ky.; one brother, Sam (and Diane) Sears of Somerset, Ky.; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren, and his mother-in-law, Linda Adkins.

Other than his parents, he was also preceded in death by; one son, Chuck Sears; one sister, Ruth Mounce; his father-in-law, Vola Adkins; and two brothers that died in infancy, Raymond Sears, Jr., and Earl Don Sears.

Charles was a member of the East Somerset Baptist Church, a Korean War Navy Veteran, and a kind person who will be greatly missed by all who knew him. He leaves a host of relatives, friends and church family who mourn his passing.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 22 at the chapel of the Pulaski Funeral Home with Rev. Greg Thompson officiating.

Burial will follow in the Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

The family of Mr. Charles L. Sears will receive friends at the Pulaski Funeral Home from 6 to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, April 21.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to Hospice of Lake Cumberland or the East Somerset Baptist Church Building Fund.

Pulaski Funeral Home is honored to be in charge of all arrangements of Mr. Charles L. Sears.

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