- [S74] Atchley Funeral Home Records, Volume IV, 1987-1999, Larry D. Fox, (Smoky Mountain Historical Society), 24 Sep 1998.
Iva Nora Kear Eslinger obituary
- [S23] Atchley Funeral Home, (http://www.atchleyfuneralhome.com/), 28 Apr 2007.
March 03, 1928 - April 28, 2007
Birthplace: Sevier County, Tennessee
Resided In: Gatlinburg Tennessee USA
Visitation: April 29, 2007
Service: April 30, 2007
Cemetery: Cartertown Cemetery
Omah Kear, age 79, of Gatlinburg, passed away Saturday, April 28, 2007 at his home. He was a charter member of Cartertown Baptist Church and served as deacon for 42 years. Born in Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Mr. Kear was one of the first craftsman in Gatlinburg and owned Kearís Broom Shop.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Willamae Keeler Kear.
Sons and Daughters-in-law: Larry Kear and Sue, David Kear and Gwen, Kenneth Kear and Sherri, Rocky Kear and Barbara McGill
Daughter and Son-in-law: Brenda Parton and Fred
Grandchildren: Audie and Mae Kear, Alice and Rod Buckner, David and Nicole Kear, Kari and Jason Bennett, Nikolas Kear, Brandon Kear, Monie Parton, Shannon Parton
Great Grandchildren: Dakota Frazier, Lucas Buckner, Jorja Bennett, Giovanni Kear, Stella Kear
Sister: Lille Maples
Funeral service 2 PM Monday at Cartertown Baptist Church with Rev. Mitch Ayers and Rev. David Montgomery officiating. Interment will follow in Cartertown Cemetery. The family will receive friends 5-9 PM Sunday at Cartertown Baptist Church. Arrangements by Atchley Funeral Home, Sevierville. (www.atchleyfuneralhome.com)
- [S58] Marriage Certificate.
153435 OMAH EARLY KEAR HELEN FAYE PIERCE