Elizabeth Ann Dear "YaYa"

October 19, 1959February 18, 2013

Elizabeth Ann Dear “YaYa”, 53 of LaPorte, passed away on Monday, February 18, 2013. She was born October 19, 1959 in Dexter, Missouri. She was preceded in death by her husband, Clyde Dear Jr.; father, Norman Hann; Grandpa “Larry” Tyrer and a brother, Richard Hann. Liz is survived by her mother, Ann Tyrer; daughters, Racheal Dear Eckhoff and husband Donnie Lee, DeAnn Freeman and husband Jason; sisters, Lisa McCarthy and husband Bob, Sheila Nabors and husband Leslie, June Wilson and husband Randy; granddaughter, Avry Malana Freeman; also survived by several loving cousins, nieces and nephews. Visitation will be on Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 5PM to 7PM at Grand View Funeral Home. Graveside Services will be on Friday, February 22, 2013 at 3PM at Grand View Memorial Park. To express words of comfort to the family, please visit


  • Visitation Thursday, February 21, 2013
  • Graveside Service Friday, February 22, 2013

Elizabeth Ann Dear "YaYa"

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Racheal Eckhoff

March 4, 2013

I want to thank everyone for their wonderful words during this difficult time. My mom was a wonderful person and she will be missed.

Angela W.

February 28, 2013

I am so sorry to hear about this. I worked at Solvay with her, she was with Jacobs. She is so sweet and kind. This picture is perfect of her. Peace be with your family - we all have lost.

Jessica Gable

February 24, 2013

My deepest sympathy. You are all in my prayers.

Liz Conary

February 23, 2013

We have loss such a wonderful person. I haven't seen Lizzy in couple years not since we all were at Canton. My thoughts and prayers are with your family at this time. She was one of my favorite people. She is with Ricky now and all is well. Lisa, Sheila and June I am thinking of you. Love Liz Jenkins Payne Conary

Carolyn Minor

February 21, 2013

Aunt Liz will live forever in our hearts! You will be missed dearly. We love you!

Carolyn, Ethan & Chase

February 21, 2013

Lisa, I am so sorry to hear about your sister. I know you will treasure your earthly memories and carry them close to your heart. You two looked alot alike. You will be in my prayers, Jenny Markow, Jackson, MS

Jim Guidry

February 21, 2013

So sorry to hear. I worked with Elizabeth at BP, and always thought highly of her. May she rest in peace.

Al Bourgeois

February 21, 2013

May god bless your family in your time of need , see will be missed by the Jacobs family

Julie Glover

February 21, 2013

DeAnn, I am so sorry to hear this news. I loved working with your mother at the Texas City Office. We will be praying for you and your family to have peace.

Randy Misfeldt

February 21, 2013

I'm so sorry for the family's loss. Elizabeth was a Jacobs co-worker at BP and always a lovely lady!