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David T Shears Sr.

January 10, 1932 — December 13, 2016

Surry - Elder David Thomas Shears Sr. entered into eternal rest on December 13, 2016. He was born January 10, 1932. He was employed by the Newport News Shipbuilding for 44 years. He was a member of St. Paul Holiness Church, where he was a Senior Pastor. Elder Shears was preceded in death by his parents, William & Mary Shears, son, David Shears Jr., and daughter, Evelyn Shears-Turner. Leaving to cherish his memories is his devoted wife of 64 years, Martha Charity-Shears; Daughters: Barbara Williams, Martha Vera Shears-Hines, Cynthia Shears, Gloria Shears, Carol Shears, Kathryn Shears-Harinandan (Jadeo), Regina Shears-McCloud, April Boone, and Dana Adams. Sons: Charles (Helen), Formander (Marlene), Thurlow, Marlow, Reginald (Tracey), a host of grandchildren, great- grandchildren, and great- great grandchildren. A special thanks to devoted grandson, Harold Shears, Sr. for his undying dedication and commitment to his grandparents. Elder Shears loved the Lord, and enjoyed spreading the word of Jesus Christ. He enjoyed ministering to the sick and incarcerated.A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2016, 12:00 PM at St. Paul Holiness Church, Surry, Va. Viewing will be held on Friday December 16, 2016 from 4-7 PM at the chapel. Interment will be in the St. Paul Holiness Church cemetery. Professional services entrusted to Shivers Funeral Chapel.

Burial Date December 17, 2016

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday, December 17, 2016, 12:00 PM at St. Paul Holiness Church, Surry, Va. Viewing will be held on Friday December 16, 2016 from 4-7 PM at the chapel. Interment will be in the St. Paul Holiness Church cemetery. Professional services entrusted to Shivers Funeral Chapel.

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