Ezra Sears Obit
on more W Rob N Dun Mr Goor Mr Ham L M He M Â·zra Sears, Once Of Huntsville, Dies At Columbia Home Ezra F. Sears, former merchant t Huntsville and at Clifton Hill, lied at 9:45 o'clock this morning .t his home at 821 Rollins street, n Columbia. He was 74 years Mr. Sears was born May 13, lear Moberly, the youngest of four children of Alfred and Hannah Hoi- man Sears. The only surviving member of the family now is T. D. Johnson of Sacramento, Calif. Mr. Sears attended Randolph County schools and served in the Spanish-American W a r . He married Nov. 27, 1902, to Carrie a McCormac, and they cele- jrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary in 1952. After engaging in the mercantile Business in Huntsville and Clifton Hill, Mr. Sears moved to Colum- 3ia in 1928. From 1934 until his retirement in 1949, he was employed in the Agricultural Adjustment Administration in Washington, returning to Columbia to spend his last years. Besides the sister, he is survived by his widow and one daughter, Mrs. Howard B. Lang, Jr., and grandchildren, Mary Carolyn and Marvha Jane Lang; two nephews, M. Vilas Hubbard, Pasadena, Calif., and Edward A. Sears, Los S *ng elBS , v,am., and three nieces, Mrs. Floy Stratton and Mrs. Angeles, Rubendall of Pasadena and Mrs. Oliver McGrath of Sacramento, Calif. The body is at the Patton Funeral Parlor in Huntsville, where funeral services' will be conducted at 2 o'clock Thursday afternoon the Rev. Hugh Isbell of Columbia. Burial will b e ' i n Memorial Cemetery at Columbia.