Christina C. Wears
Christina C. Wears
  • December 30, 1943 - July 7, 2017
  • Lancaster, Ohio

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Christina Cole Wears, Lancaster, passed away Friday July 7, 2017. She was born December 30, 1943 in Lancaster to the late William and Jackie Cole, owners of Cole's Supermarket. Chris was a graduate of Lancaster High School, Denison University, and received Masters' Degrees from both Bowling Green State University and The Ohio State University. Her career in education included being a teacher, guidance counselor, school psychologist, and administrator. She enjoyed showing horses during her younger years and always remained an avid animal lover. Her very happiest later years found her at home tending to her Springbriar gardens with the love of her life, Elza.
She is survived by her adoring husband of 35 years, Elza Franklin Wears; sister, Martina (Jake) Geiger, daughter, Tammie (Berry) Wears; loving nieces, Joey Riegel and Jan Sheppard; special friends, Don and Cindy DeWitt, Billy and Lorena Smith, and Mark Riegel.
Calling hours will be Tuesday July 11, 2017 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Halteman-Fett & Dyer Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with burial at Forest Rose Cemetery.
Chris requested that memorial contributions be made to the charitable account known as Wears Barney's Fund of the Fairfield County Foundation for the welfare of dogs and cats, 162 E. Main St., Lancaster, Ohio 43130.