Mears funeral is Thursday

The funeral service for former Tennessee basketball coach Ray Mears will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 14, at West Hills Baptist Church (409 North Winston Road). The family will receive friends immediately following the service.

The interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, June 15, at Highland Memorial Cemetery on Sutherland Ave. Those wishing to attend the interment should meet at the cemetery at 10:45 a.m.

The family is requesting that memorials be made to the Ray and Dana Mears Athletic Scholarship Endowment, Volunteer Athletic Scholarship Fund, PO Box 15016, Knoxville, TN 37901.

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