Searing, Russell Warren (Whitwell)

Friday, January 4, 2013

Russell Warren Searing, 89, of Whitwell, TN, died Thursday, December 27, 2012 at Grandview Medical Center.

Mr. Searing was a veteran of the U S Army, who served his county as a medic during World War II. He was a retired roofer and former resident of Arkansas, before moving to Tennessee to be near this daughter and grandchildren. 

He was born in Chicago, IL on June 20, 1923, the son of the late Thomas Paul and Josephine Augusta Stauber Searing; and was also preceded in death by his wife, Mabel Dotson Searing; daughter, Alice May Katralis; brothers, Paul George, Thomas Joseph and Richard Searing; sister, Alice Searing Muscarello; and grandson, Michael William Smith.

He is survived by his daughters, Gail Searing Hiefke and Sharon Lee Searing Smith; grandchildren, Paula Smith, Cassandra hill, Crystal Meeks, Ellen, Peter, and Patricia Katralis and Amanda Callham; and great-grandchildren, Brianna Meeks, Cale Smith, Hannah Meeks, Emma, Matthew and Ryan Callham.

There were no formal service or visitation held at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by Tate Funeral Home.

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