Erma Sears

FRANKLIN – A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, Sept. 1 for Irma (Erma) Loraine Mullis Sears, who died on May 6, 2018.

She was born and raised in Blue Springs, Georgia near Hawkinsville in Pulaski County. She married Steve Sears on March 2, 1968, and they moved to Franklin full-time in 1976. Mrs. Sears began a career as a nurse/caregiver at Angel Medical Center in 1978. She later worked in home health, private nursing and private care.

Mrs. Sears was preceded in death by her mother, Ethel (Howard) Mullis; her father, James Daniel (Duncan) Mullis; two children, Dwain and Barbara; an infant sister; a brother, Herman Mullis; five step-brothers; and three step-sisters.

She is survived by her husband, Steve Sears; two children, Merrell Peavy and Debra Warren; eight grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.

The Celebration of Life was held at the home and was officiated by the Rev. Lloyd Fish.

The Franklin Press

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