Jerry Allen Fears, 76, of Van Buren died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, in Tyler, Texas. He was a retired production foreman for Rheem Manufacturing and a member and deacon of Van Buren First Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife, Mary; a son, Duaine Fears of Fort Smith; a sister, Lois Barlow of Fort Smith; and two granddaughters.

Funeral will be 10 a.m. Saturday at Ocker Memorial Chapel in Van Buren with burial at Macedonia Cemetery near Uniontown.

Pallbearers will be Bill Kennedy, David Linton, Bill Sammons, Bill Daunis, Quinton Waldo and Din Tong.

Honorary pallbearers will be First Baptist Church deacons and nephews.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions can be made to First Baptist Church Journey to the Future, 937 Main St., Van Buren.