Gerritt Mears

Thursday, March 8, 2007

ANNA, Ill. -- Gerritt Edward Mears, 33, of West Frankfort, Ill., formerly of Anna, died Tuesday, March 6, 2007, at his home.

He was born Nov. 12, 1973, in Cape Girardeau, son of Paul Edward and Janice York Mears.

Survivors include his mother and stepfather, Janice and Danny Ferguson of Anna; two sisters, Lisa Taylor of Anna, Nicki Mears of Dayton, Ohio; and paternal grandmother, Mary Mears of New Haven, Ill.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to service time Friday at Lutz and Rendleman Funeral Home in Anna.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Jim Stamp officiating. Burial will be in Dutch Ridge Cemetery north of Alto Pass, Ill.