Lloyd Allen Dear

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  • "Mary, I am sad to hear of Lloyd's passing. You and your..."
    - Mike Richardson
  • "Mary, I'm so sorry for your loss. May the Lord be with you..."
    - Anne Key
  • "Mary .. you are in my thoughts and prayers at this time. ..."
  • "I remember Lloyd with fun memories. Class of 62. He was..."
    - Brenda Benefield/Oliver
  • "Mary, My heart goes out to you in this difficult time. ..."
    - Gloria Rader
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Lloyd Allen Dear, 72, passed away on Sunday, May 15, 2016. Lloyd grew up in Anniston, Ala. He graduated from Anniston High School and attended Jacksonville State University. He and his wife of 42 years, Mary, lived in the Birmingham area for nearly 40 years. Mr. Dear retired from the transportation industry and was a member of Valleydale Baptist Church. He adored nature and enjoyed hobbies such as fishing and hunting. He and his family made many memories on Lake Martin. He was loved greatly and will be dearly missed. Mr. Dear is preceded in death by his son, Jonathan Lloyd Dear; father, Brista F. Dear; mother, Lucille Salvo Dear and brother, William Haskell Dear. He is survived by his wife, Mary Miller Dear; sister, Geraldine Dear Heptinstall; and numerous nephews and nieces. The celebration of Mr. Dear's life will be at noon on Wednesday, May 18, 2016, at Eulaton Baptist Church in Anniston, with burial in the adjoining cemetery. The Rev. David Jones will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The family will also host a visitation on Tuesday evening from 5 until 7 p.m. at Southern Heritage Funeral Home in Pelham. Pallbearers will be nephews, Eddie Heptinstall, Michael Heptinstall, Jeff Smith, David Heptinstall, Andrew Heptinstall, Judd Smith and Jett Smith.
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Southern Heritage Funeral Home
475 Cahaba Valley Road
Pelham, AL 35124
(205) 988-3511
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Published in The Anniston Star on May 17, 2016
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Pelham, AL   (205) 988-3511
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