Earthman Southwest Funeral Home

12555 South Kirkwood, Stafford, TX


Sammie Charlene Sears

November 5, 1928February 7, 2020
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Sammie “Charlene” Sears, age 91, departed this world for heaven peacefully February 7, 2020. She was a longtime resident of Missouri City, Tx. She was born November 5, 1928 in Lone Camp, Tx. She married her childhood sweetheart, Milton L. Sears, October 25, 1943 who preceded her in death in 1990.

Charlene loved to be connected with people. She loved to give big hugs, laughs and words of encouragement. She always saw the best in everyone she met. She spent a lifetime wanting to do anything she could to help others in all aspects of life.

Charlene spent a number of years being a mother and a housewife before she began working for FBISD. She also worked with Pilgrim Cleaners and won many awards for her customer service. She continued working up into her 80’s as a seamstress. She spent a life time worshiping and volunteering in many ways at her church. Being strong in her faith got her through her journey in life. She tried to share with everyone the joy of turning their lives to God.

Charlene was preceded in death by her father Charlie O’Bannon, her mother Lillie Jewel Chenault, her husband Milton L. Sears, her sister Ovel Young, her daughter Christi J. Spears, her son-in-law Linard Spears, her great grandson Nicholas Spears. She was survived by her son Steve L. Sears his wife, Barbara Sears, her daughter Rebecca (Beckie) J. Gandy her husband, Waylan Gandy; grandchildren Cody, Donna, Jason, Aubree, Jennifer, Jeffrey, Waylan (Willie), Derrick, Josh, Zack, Samantha; 22 great grandchildren, 3 great great-grandchildren, her best friend Nellie Krumnow and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

We would love for friends and family to join us in celebrating her life at either gathering below or both if able. Visitation will be at Earthman Funeral Home 12555 S. Kirkwood Rd., Stafford, Tx 77477 Thursday, February 13, 2020, everyone can come from 5pm-8pm. The funeral service will be held Friday, February 14, 2020, at 11:00am at Second Baptist West Campus Church, 19449 Katy Frwy, Houston, Tx 77094. As you pull in and are facing the main church, we will be in the Williams House in the smaller building to the right. Reception following service in the Williams House. Graveside service for anyone wanting to attend at 2 pm at Sealy Cemetery, 768 4th St. Sealy, TX 77494.


  • Visitation Thursday, February 13, 2020
  • Funeral Service Friday, February 14, 2020
  • Graveside Service Friday, February 14, 2020


Sammie Charlene Sears

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