Mrs. Deborah Jean Nolan Lear, age 67, entered into rest on Tuesday, August 2, 2022. Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Sunday, August 7, 2022 at Forest Pine Church by Pastor Danny Malloy and the Honorable Rep. Pastor Richie Yow with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 PM on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home and other times at the home.
Mrs. Lear was born May 9, 1955 in New Jersey, a daughter of the late Leonard F. and Lorna Morrison Ward. She was a former employee of Chesterfield General Hospital, INA Bearing, and McBrides Cleaners. Deborah was a faithful member of Forest Pine Church where she enjoyed singing and worshipping the Lord. She also enjoyed playing bingo and traveling on family vacations. A lady who loved her family deeply, her beloved title was 'Mee-Ma' to everyone.
In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lear was also preceded in death by her first husband, Dennis A. Nolan; son, Patrick A. Nolan; and brothers, Larry Ward, and Wayne Ward.
Survivors include her husband, Fred D. Lear;son, Sky (Hope) Nolan; daughter, Buffie (Doug) Kasler both of Wallace, SC; grandchildren, Skylar Lee, Alexis Cooper, Hadley Moore, Landon Nolan, Kaleb Kasler, Kelsie Rayne Kasler; great grandchildren, Daxlyn Lee, Nolan Presnell, and Hasher Jones; brothers, Harry Ward, Walter Ward; sisters, Marie Peele, and Madeline Bonesteele; and brother-in-law, Robert Lear.
Memorials may be made to Forest Pine Church, 7761 Teals Mill Road, Cheraw, South Carolina, 29520.
Miller-Rivers-Caulder Funeral Home (www.mrcfuneralhome.com) of Chesterfield, SC is serving the Lear family.