Ms. Sarah Patricia “Pat” Mears


Ms. Sarah Patricia “Pat” Mears, 51, a resident of Nassawadox, passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of Nassawadox, she was the daughter of the late Lawrence H. Mears and the late Bertha Smullin Mears Dunton. She was a registered nurse and member of Exmore Baptist Church.

She is survived by her sisters, Paulette Kilmon, of Bloxom, Bridgette Spencer and her husband, Richard, of Belle Haven, Mary M. Doughty, of Willis Wharf, Rita M. Higbee and her husband, Ira, of Painter, and Annette Hall and her husband, Ronnie, of Capeville; 11 nieces and nephews, Jacklyn Bishop, Jay L. Farlow Jr., Mindy Taylor, Rebecca Cowling, Terry Higbee, Zachary Higbee, Donnie Kilmon, Angie Kilmon, Mary Hall, Pam Hall, and R.J. Hall; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

Funeral services were conducted Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, at Doughty Funeral Home with the Rev. Jonathan Carpenter officiating. Interment will follow in the Belle Haven Cemetery. Flowers will be accepted.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.

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