JEFFERSON - Henry Clay Fears, Jr., 71, died Saturday, November 26, 2011 in Athens, following a brief illness.
Born in Atlanta, he was the son of the late Henry Clay Fears, Sr. and Frances Horton Fears. He was retired from AT&T as a Network Planner with over 30 years of service. Mr. Fears was a member of the Centreville United Methodist Church in Centreville, Virginia.
Survivors include his daughter, Becky Fleming, Marietta; son and daughter-in-law, Bill and Debbie Fears, Fleming Island, Fla.; companion for over 20 years, Martha Davis, Jefferson; adopted children, Ron and Kim Reed; grandchildren, Jessica and Alyssa Fears and Ryan and Sydney Fleming; and adopted grandchildren, Rainey and Aaron Reed; and a number of other relatives.
Memorial services were held Sunday Nov. 27, at Evans Funeral Home Chapel.
Memorials may be made to the Jackson County Humane Society, P.O. Box 567, Jefferson, GA 30549, or Athens Banner-Herald Empty Stocking Fund, P.O. Box 912, Athens, GA 30603.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, was in charge of arrangements.