Elaine B. Mears


Mrs. Elaine B. Mears, 70, of Accomac, departed this life Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Shore Health & Rehabilitation Center in Parksley.

Born in Accomac, Elaine was the beloved daughter of the late James Bibbins and the late Margaret Custis. She entered the workforce after high school and gained employment at Perdue Farms, where she dedicated 30 years of service. She later worked in the food service department of Accomack County Public Schools. She also provided health care to patients in their homes.

On Dec. 2, 2000, Elaine was joined in holy matrimony to the Rev. Barry G. Mears. They shared 20 years of marital bliss.

Private graveside services were held Saturday, June 5, 2021, at the Wharton Cemetery, Parksley, with the Rev. Herbert Gibbs officiating.

Elaine leaves to cherish her memories, her loving husband, the Rev. Barry G. Mears; sons, Larry Bibbins and Kendall Bibbins; two stepchildren, Marquette Wescott and Anthony Stevens; four grandchildren; two stepgrandchildren; four step-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Barbara White and Joyce Bibbins; two brothers, James O. Bibbins and Jackie Williams; one brother-in-law; three sisters-in-law; one aunt; several special nieces, nephews, devoted friends, and caregivers; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Arrangements were by the Cooper & Humbles Funeral Co., Accomac.
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