Ruby Lee Lear

Published 5:00 am Friday, July 25, 2003

Services for Ruby Lee Lear of Jackson are 1 p.m., Saturday, July26, at First Hyde Park Missionary Baptist Church with burial inGarden Memorial Park.

Visitation is Friday from 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m., with family hourfrom 7-8 p.m., at People’s Funeral Home of Jackson.

Mrs. Lear, 83, died July 19, 2003, at Countrybrook LivingCenter. She was born in Lincoln County on Oct. 8, 1919, to RobertBroom and Lillian Crosby Broom.

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She attended Friendship and Alexander High School. She was amember of First Hyde Park Missionary Baptist Church, where sheserved as a church mother.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, WeltonLear; a brother, Marlester Broom; and a sister, JosephineJones.

Survivors are her sisters and brother-in-law, Dorothy Dickey ofBrookhaven, Elmer and Louis Coleman of Jackson, and Betty Moffettand Lillian Mae Coleman, both of Indianapolis, Ind.; her brothersand sister-in-law, Willie Broom of Brookhaven, and Robert andThelma Broom of Omaha, Neb.; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousinsand other relatives and friends.