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Expanded Eulogies

“In Memoriam” listings are expanded paid obituaries, phrased as the family requests, and may include enhanced information or photographs that might not fit within free death notices.

William Sears

William H. “Bill” Sears passed away peacefully March 3, 2017. He left a legacy of faith and service.

He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Elaine; sons, Matt Sears and wife MaryEllen and children Will and Maly of Adrian, Missouri, and Mike Sears and wife Liz and children Peter and Jonathan of Overland Park; brother Bob Sears and wife Mary of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; brothers-in-law Ed Slocombe and wife Ann of New Braunfels, Texas; and Warren Slocombe and wife Phyllis of Manhattan, Kansas; and three nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, at Abilene Community Bible Church.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 9, at Emmanuel Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the Abilene Community Bible Church or to Pancreatic Cancer Action Network.

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Last modified March 8, 2017