Annie P. Shears, 68, died at 1:15 p.m. Dec. 23, 2007, at Richland Manor.
She was born July 12, 1939, in Florence, Ala., to Harvey, Sr., and Oddie B. Turner Shears, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Shears was a member of Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church and was a homemaker.
Survivors include six children, Kathleen W. Shears and Angela R. Shears, both of Lima, Glenda D (Raymond) Spears, of Delphos, Abraham Shears, of Bellefontaine, Quincey Chitman, of Columbus, and Terrell Chitman, of Lima; four brothers, Harvey J. Shears Jr. and Jaami (Lema) Muhammad, of Ypsilanti, Mich., Tommy (Doris) Shears, of Columbus, and Ralph Shears, of Lima; a sister, Rosie (James) Muhammad, of Lima; and 18 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Deborah L. Shears.
Services will begin at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church. The Rev. Fayne Wise will officiate.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Siferd-Orians Funeral Home, where the family will be present from 6 to 8 p.m.