Alvin Edward Sears

Published 7:54 pm Saturday, October 20, 2012

October 17, 2012

Mr. Alvin Edward Sears, 63, of Suffolk died Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, at Sentara Obici Hospital. He was a native of Nansemond County and the son of Cyrus Jackson Sears and Lucille Melton Sears.

Alvin Edward Sears

He attended Nansemond County Public Schools. He retired from Union Camp and C.J.’s Body Shop. Alvin was a Baptist. He was a member of the South Suffolk/Pleasant Hill Civic League.

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He leaves to cherish his memory two sons, Rodney Sears and Lemuel Bowers; five sisters, Linda S. Arrington (James) of Suffolk, Miriam Sears of Washington, D.C., Sonja S. Parker of Portsmouth and Evelyn F. Ledbetter and Naomi Betlow of Suffolk; one brother, Cyrus J. Sears (Katherine) of Suffolk; two grandchildren, Janiya Sears and Cameron Sears; one aunt, Veria R. Sears; 10 devoted nieces and 14 devoted nephews; a friend, Linda Bowers; numerous great nieces, nephews, cousins and many friends.

A funeral will be held at noon, Monday, Oct. 22, 2012, in the chapel of Crocker Funeral Home, officiated by Dr. V.T. Chambers. Interment will be in Carver Memorial Cemetery.

A visitation and viewing will be held Sunday from 6 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. The family will receive friends at 1300 Sierra Drive, Suffolk, and will assemble at 11 a.m. for the procession to the funeral.

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