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Otis Harold SHEARS, Jr.

Male 1926 - 2004  (78 years)


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  • Name Otis Harold SHEARS 
    Suffix Jr. 
    Nickname Bud 
    Born 1 March 1926  MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Census 1930  Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 2004  Englishville Cemetery,Alpine Twp.,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Died 30 October 2004  Tifton,Tift Co.,GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Notes 
    • Notes about Grant, Kent Co., MI
      Grant became a City as of November 30, 1971.As Fiscal Year began on July 1, 1975, the following held City Office: Mayor- Donald Clement Mayor Pro Tem - Dale Joley Clerk - Milford A. Mellon Treasurer- Betty Dykhouse Chief of Police - H. Elmer Thompson Commissioners: Otis Shears, LeRoy Purtee, MarvinHunter, Dale Joley, Mike Ashcroft, Chester Cierlak

      DEATH: This person was killed with Otis.
      CALLEN Joyce Lorraine Obituary 2004, Grand Rapids Press, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; 10 Nov 2004, Page B6

      Callen, Joyce Lorraine
      CALLEN (Sparta) - Joyce Lorraine Callen, age 71, passed away on Saturday,
      October 30, 2004 of accidental injuries in Tifton, GA with her best friend,
      Otis Shears Jr. A memorial service will be held on Friday, Nov. 12 11:00
      a.m. at Camp Lake Baptist Church with Rev. Dennis Tyson officiating.
      Inurnment Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens. Friends may meet the family at the
      funeral home on Thursday, November 11, 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Hessel-Cheslek
      Funeral Home, Sparta
    Person ID I1402  Marcia Shears
    Last Modified 23 July 2007 

    Father Otis Hero SHEARS,   b. 2 March 1896, Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 September 1973, Wright Twp.,Ottawa Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Eleanor OVERLA,   b. 20 September 1898, Indianapolis,Marion Co.,IN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 December 1971, Grant,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 27 March 1919  Grand Rapids,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F628  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Lillian Lorain,   b. 25 November 1928,   d. 10 February 1994, Croton,Newaygo Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Children 
    +1. LIVING
     2. LIVING
    Family ID F638  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Shirley A. JOHNSON,   b. 13 February 1935,   d. 10 May 1998, Comstock Park,Kent Co.,MI Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Family ID F2171  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S1711] SHEARS Otis H. Jr. SSDI Record 2004.

    2. [S1930] 1930 US Federal Census - SHEARS Otis Family, (Grant, Newaygo Co., MI; ED 20, Sheet 6b).

    3. [S1701] Englishville Cemetery - SHEARS Burials.

    4. [S1674] SHEARS Otis Harold "Bud" Jr. Obituary 2004, (Publ: Grand Rapids Press, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; 6 Nov 2004; Page D5).

    5. [S1986] SHEARS Otis & CALLEN Joyce Death Article 2004, (Grand Rapids Press; Grand Rapids, Kent Co., MI; Thursday, 11 Nov 2004, Page B3, By Nate Reens).


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