Linorise Thatch (Harney) Crear

February 26, 1957 ~ June 24, 2021 (age 64)

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A Celebration of Life for Mrs. Linorise "Lynn"Harney Thatch Crear, 64 of Decatur, Alabama will be 1:00 pm Thursday, July 1, 2021 at Moulton Heights Missionary Baptist Church with the Reverend Eddie L. Walton, Jr. officiating and inhumation in Oakland Cemetery. The body will lie in repose one hour prior to service. Public viewing will be Wednesday from 2:00 pm till 6:00 pm at Reynolds Funeral Home.

Linorise Thatch (Harney) Crear was born on February 25, 1957 in Limestone County, Alabama to the Late Charles and Bertha Harper Harney. She departed this life in Thursday, June 24, 2021 at the Parkway Campus of Decatur Morgan Hospital in Decatur, Alabama surrounded by her loving family.

Linorise, who was affectionately called Lynn by all that knew her, accepted Christ at an early age and united with New Haven CPCA Church. She later joined New Beginnings Covenant Ministries under the leadership of Pastor Eddie L Walton, Jr. where she was a faithful member for 22 years. Lynn worked as an operator for General Electric for 25 years.

She was united in Holy Matrimony to the Late George Thatch, Sr. and to this union two children were born, George Jr. and Gary Thatch. She loved her family, shopping, and going to the Casino. Lynn had a beautiful contagious smile that lit the room.  She never met a stranger.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother Charles William Harney, Jr.

Lynn leaves to cherish her precious memory: a loving and devoted husband, Tommy Crear; eight  children, George (Eleco) Thatch, Gary (Kristy) Thatch, Jerae Eaton, Laconda (Marcus) Wilson, Tommy Thomas, Alexandria Crear, Alexis Crear, and Dontae Crear; a beautiful mother-in law, Mary Crear; one devoted sister, Delois Harper; five sisters-in-law, Mamie Ruth Sandifer, Barbara (Gus) Irby, Michelle (Eric) Walker, Sharon (Clarence) Hosea and Felicia Crear; five brothers-in-law, Travis Love, Calvin Thatch, Johnnie (Lucy) Crear, Ralph (Mildred) Crear, Lorenzo (Wanda) Crear. 16 Grandchildren; two special nieces, Kimberly Marshall and Sabrina (Michael) Gladney; one special friend, Clara Smith  and  a hosts of nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Pallbearers will be Eric Troupe, Dexter Troupe, Tommy Thomas, Chris Fletcher, Patrick Harris and Quinton Davis.

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 Service Program


Celebration of Life
July 1, 2021

1:00 PM
Moulton Heights MB Church
1229 22nd Avenue SW
Decatur, AL Alabama

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