(ATLANTA) Oscar James Shears, 70, of Atlanta, formerly of Roanoke, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2021, at his home.

Visitation will be Wednesday, Dec. 29, from 2 to 5 p.m. at Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home Chapel in LaFayette.

A graveside services will be Thursday, Dec. 30, at 1 p.m. at New Harmony Baptist Church in the Clacksville community.

Mr. Shears is survived by his four brothers, Thomas Shears (Davina) of Austin, Texas, Orlanda Shears and Leroy Morgan, both of Roanoke, and Jerry Morgan of LaGrange, Ga.; three sisters, Lula Mae Culberson of Stonecrest, Ga., and Sandra Bell (Mack) and Belinda Morgan, both of Roanoke; two aunts, Mildred Patillo and Leola Allen, both of Roanoke; uncle, Raymond Shears of Troy; special cousin, Percy Shears of Cleveland, Ohio; a special friend, Crystal Gray of Atlanta; host of nieces and nephews.

Silmon-Seroyer Funeral Home, LaFayette.

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