of Midway, AR
March 18, 1941 - February 4, 2023
Mrs. Lora R. Mears, 81, of Midway, AR passed away on Saturday, February 04, 2023. She was born in Three Brothers, Arkansas to Wayne and Lois Dunbar on March 18, 1941. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Wayne and Lois Dunbar; brother, John Belt; nephew, Joe Younger and brother-in-laws, Bob Younger and Glen Sisney. She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Dean; a daughter, Sherry Smith (Baxter) of Springdale, AR; grandsons, Joshua Smith of Springdale, AR and Brandon Smith (DawNay) of Huntsville, AR; great granddaughter, Kennedy Smith of Huntsville, AR; two sisters, Lettie Sisney of Midway, AR and Sue Younger of Three Brothers, AR; brother-in-law, Orville Mears (Janice) of Bull Shoals, AR; her dearly loved great grand dog, Zeke of Springdale, AR; along with a host of nieces and nephews. Ruth worked retail sales at Trammel Ladies Wear and Dietrich's Men Store. She retired from Wal-Mart Pharmacy after 15 years. She adored her grandson, Josh, along with his dog Zeke. She was a member of Twin Lakes Baptist Church. She loved to travel especially to the beaches in Panama City Beach, FL. She enjoyed gardening and flowers. She also enjoyed the outdoors with camping, fishing and going on picnics. A memorial service will be held at Three Brothers Community Church on Thursday, February 09, 2023 at 2:00 p.m.. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Hospice of the Ozarks and/or Pet Peace of Mind in memory of Ruth Mears. Arrangements are under the care of Roller Funeral Home. Please visit our online guestbook at www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/mtnhome.
We are very sorry for your loss. The Dunbar family and The Crawford family were very good neighbors.
Sue, I'm so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and praying for you and your family.Love, Kim
Ruth was such a lovely sweet lady who loved Dean and her family so very much. We were glad when we saw Ruth when we got into town. She will be missed so much but we know she is with Jesus walking the streets if gold. May the Lord comfort your hearts. Much love, Dave and Ginger
I only got to know Lora for a short time, but she was a lovely smile and very kind heart. So happy to see she is rejoicing with Jesus. My prayers and condolences to her dear family.
Rest in peace my dear lady! I am going to miss your smiling face.
We are sending our deepest sympathy and condolences to the entire family. Ruth's infectious smile is going to be missed! Hugs to all!
Beautiful memories of my beautiful friend Ruth. God put us together in this time of our life to share a wonderful time. Thank you Jesus and for caring for Ruth and healing her . There is a time when we will all see each other again. Peace and joy. DARLENE
My deepest condolences for your family's loss. May God comfort y'all during this very difficult time. Lora was such a sweet lady. I enjoyed working with her.
So sorry for your loss.Sincerely,Mike and Dianna Roller
Sending our love and prayers to the family. Ruth will be deeply missed.
Ruth was always so kind to me when she worked in my dad’s store. Always a smile no matter how busy. I will always remember her fondly. Prayers for the family.
So sorry for your loss. Aunt Ruth was such a sweetheart. My thoughts are with your family. Sending love and comfort.
Aunt Ruth, you were the definition of a lady to me. Always prim, proper, and very stylish. Of course, our side of the family doesn't get together as often as we should, but we love you and uncle Dean. I will always cherish the memories of the times we all got together.
I’m so sorry for your loss. My condolences for you and your family.
Grateful you could be there and give love to both of your parents at this critical time.We know there will be a huge hole in your heart and life, but we know she is no longer struggling.Our prayers will be with you and your family.Love,Carolyn
Thoughts and prayers are with all of you right now! Steve, Caryn, Trevor, Spencer, and Caleb