Inez M. Tournear, 89, of Quincy, died at 1:05 p.m. Saturday (May 24, 2014) in Sunset Home. Born April 30, 1925, in Golden, Inez was the daughter of Jabez and Daisy Myrtle Louderback Wear. She married James H. Tournear on Sept. 11, 1943, in Kahoka, Mo. He died Dec. 2, 1986. She was an active member of Bethel Assembly of God Church where she taught Sunday school, Children's Church and was a member of the Women's Ministry. Inez also enjoyed quilting, crocheting and craft work. Inez was employed at the Illinois Veterans Home as an nurse assistant for many years until her retirement in 1988. Survivors include a son, Terry Tournear (Patty) of Maywood, Mo.; four daughters, Sylvia Sharpe of Quincy, Sharon Harlan (Larry) of Monroe City, Mo., Alice Ballinger (James) of Quincy and Jeannie Florea (Billy) of Quincy; 11 grandchildren, Susan Barry (Rod), Jared Krallman, Troy Harlan (Brenda), Trent Harlan (Lynn), Dalton Davis, Dana Burrows (Mark), Tarra Florea, Ryan Florea (Mary), Shawn Tournear (Jennnifer), Steve Tournear (Summer) and Stacy Allen (Khory); 21 great-grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Ileana Tournear of Spring, Texas; and many loving nieces and nephews. Mrs. Tournear was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James; a son, Lyndell; two great-grandchildren, Madalyn Florea and Zachary Floea; four brothers, Donald Wear, Jabez Wear, Cyrus Wear and Howard Wear; and six sisters, Shirley Cline, Daisy Junk, Annabel Junk, Bessie Ward, Adra Germann and Doris Russell. SERVICES: 10 a.m. Thursday, May 29, in the Bethel Assembly of God Church by Pastor Keith Garner. Entombment will be in Quincy Memorial Park Mausoleum. VISITATION:4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 28, in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home and Thursday morning from 9 a.m. until time of services at the church. MEMORIALS: Bethel Assembly of God Church or Blessing Foundation for Hospice. ARRANGEMENTS: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home.
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Published in Quincy Herald-Whig from May 27 to May 29, 2014