Mary Elizabeth Sears, age 68, of Somerset, passed from this life on Saturday, June 17, 2017 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital.

She was born on December 18, 1948 in Somerset, daughter of the late Charles W. and Mary Louise Leonard Jones. Mary was a Legal Secretary and worked as Secretary for a number of years for the Commonwealth of Kentucky, State Government. She enjoyed her pets, flowers and gardening, she was an avid reader.

Mary leaves to cherish her precious memories; a son; Paul David Sears, Jr. and his wife Tanya of Alabama, two brothers; William B. Jones and his wife (Joy) of Saraland Alabama, and Jeffery A. Jones and his wife (Connie) of Somerset. Two sisters; Sherri Frye and Gary of Burnside and Rebecca Terry of Somerset. Her grandchildren; Cory Sears, Victoria Wright, Ashley Sears, great-grandchildren; Karson Ford, Dayton Sears and Emory Sears along with a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death by a sister; Terri Dean Robinson.

Visitation will be on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life Service will follow the visitation at 11:00 a.m. in the Funeral Home Chapel. In Lieu of flowers donations may be made to the National Kidney Foundation in memory of Mary Sears.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Mary Elizabeth Sears.