Originally created 01/26/00

Mr. Charles Mears Jr.



Mr. Charles F. Mears Jr., 71, of Lake Forest Drive, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2000, at University Hospital.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Platt's Funeral Home, Crawford Avenue, with the Rev. Robert Boyd officiating. Burial will be in Westover Memorial Park.

Mr. Mears, a native of Augusta, had retired as a real estate broker from Mears Realty Co. He was an Army veteran of the Korean War. He was a member of Webb's Masonic Lodge 166 and Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Frances Lever Mears; two sons, Charles F. Mears III and Calvin J. Mears, both of Augusta; two daughters, Christa M. Eremito, Augusta, and Cheri D. Yaeger, Daytona Beach, Fla.; a brother, Frank H. Mears, Martinez; and 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Billy Harris, Mike Harris, Ronnie Easler, William Mears, Mark Yawn and Tommy Eremito.

Memorials may be made to American Heart Association, P.O. Box 15923, Augusta, GA 30909-1923; or to National Kidney Foundation of Georgia, 2951 Flowers Road South, Atlanta, GA 30341.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Jan. 26, 2000