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Helen Mears Hathaway

BLOUNTSTOWN - Helen Mears Hathaway, 83, of Blountstown, passed away Monday, Nov. 21, 2016 in Blountstown. Born in Marianna, Nov. 27, 1932, she was the daughter of the late John and Addis Gable O’Bryan. She was a homemaker and was custodian for Blountstown First Baptist Church for several years. She was a member of Rivertown Community Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Bobby Mears; two brothers, Fred O’Bryan and James O’Bryan; and a sister, Allie Mae Raybon.

Survivors include five sons, Steve Mears and his wife, Pat of Blountstown, Bill Mears and his mate, Betty of Marianna, Clinton Mears and his mate, Lori, Jackie Mears and Donald Mears, all of Blountstown; two daughters, Betty Hodge of Blountstown and Shirley Davis of Bristol; a sister, Doris Tyre and her husband, Fred of Grand Ridge; 27 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren; a host of cousins, nieces and nephews; and a special caregiver, Crystal Brangan.

Family will receive friends one hour prior to service time at the funeral home.

Services will be held Friday, Nov. 25 at 2 p.m. CT at Adams Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Altha.

Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Submit condolences online at

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November 21st, 2016



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