Rita L. Miears
Rita L. Miears
  • August 16, 1934 - November 22, 2017
  • Bedford, Texas

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Rita Leottice Miears, a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away on Wednesday, November 22, 2017. She was born in Blossom, Texas on August 16, 1934 to Osmond and Kitty Bonner. She graduated from Blossom High School and married her high school sweetheart Jack W. Miears in 1952. The couple moved to Ft. Worth before settling down in Bedford to raise a family. Rita Miears helped start the original Bedford Library and was the first librarian. She enjoyed church, gardening, quilting and helping raise her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Jack W. Miears, her parents, Osmond and Kitty Bonner, her brothers M.H. Bonner and Larry Bonner. She is survived by her three children, Jack W. Miears Jr. and his wife Elane Miears, Kitty Bookout and her husband Grady Bookout, and Claudia Harman and her husband Scott Harman. She is also survived by her grandchildren Bryan Harman and Mallory Burns, and her great-grandchildren Lily Harman and Bryce Burns.

Graveside services will be held Saturday, November 25th at 3:00 p.m. at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the Alzheimer’s Foundation of America.