Doris Kean Wear

September 18, 1924July 28, 2014

Graveside service for Doris Kean Wear of Decatur will be Thursday, July 31, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Decatur City Cemetery with Reverend Roger Jenkins officiating and Roselawn Funeral Home directing.

Ms. Wear died July 28, 2014, at Summerford Nursing Home. She was born September 18, 1924, in Birmingham to Virginia McDonald Kean and Leonard Willis Kean. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, devoting her entire adult life to providing the love and guidance to her family.

She is survived by her husband of 71 years, B. Ford Wear Jr.; two daughters, Pat Crowe and her husband, Horace, of Decatur and Pegi Wyatt and her husband, Jim, of Birmingham; five grandchildren, Leslie Tomlinson (David) of Florence, Alex Wyatt (Megan) of Birmingham, Rebecca Bibb (Sloane) of Decatur, Mac Wyatt of New York City, NY, and Virginia Baggs (Robin) of Atlanta, GA; and eight great-grandchildren, Ford, Eloise and Henry Tomlinson of Florence, Riordan and Ander Wyatt of Birmingham, Colwell and Frances Bibb of Decatur and Bay Baggs of Atlanta.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Decatur.



  • Graveside Service Thursday, July 31, 2014


  • Officiating

Doris Kean Wear

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August 5, 2014

Pat, I did not know, or I would have been there! I adored her. Peace to you and your family. Love, Sallye

Mackey McDanal

August 4, 2014

I send my condolences to Pat and her family and friends. May God be with you
and bless you.

Brenda Sherrill Nielsen

August 3, 2014

Pegi and Pat and family, I am very sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother. I remember her from First Baptist.


July 31, 2014

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Beverly Clevenger

July 30, 2014

B.F, Pat & family,
Ms. Doris was the sweetest southern lady.
My condolences to you all.
You are in my thoughts and prayers. May your memories keep you warm during this trying time.

Beverly Clevenger

Diane Copeland

July 30, 2014

Pat, You and your family have my deepest sympathy. I am thinking of you.

Mike & Janice Roberson

July 30, 2014

We are so sadden to hear of Doris' passing. She was a true lovely Southern lady. Her life touched me personally. Our prayers are with the family.