Mr. L.M. Stearns, Jr., 89, a resident of Tallassee, Alabama, passed away July 4, 2014. He was born on August 17, 1924 in East Tallassee, AL.
Graveside service will be Monday, July 7 at 11:00 am at Rose Hill Cemetery with Elder Marvin Paulk officiating. The family will receive friends at the cemetery from 10:30 am until service time. Linville Memorial Funeral Home entrusted with care.
In his younger years he was known as one of the best fishermen on Lake Martin. He was an Army veteran of World War II, and retired after owning and operating 4-Lane Auto Sales for many years.
Mr. Stearns is survived by two daughters, Carole Ann Fowler (Jack) of Auburn AL, and Nancy Kirby (Ray) of Lake Martin, AL; two sons, Larry M. Stearns (Julie) of Tallassee, AL and David A. Stearns (Cyndi), of Lake Martin, AL; six grandchildren, Cammy Mahan Poe of Lakeland, FL, Kim Kirby Campbell (Vince) of Cumming, GA, Karen Kirby Douglass (Chad) of Maylene, AL, Shannon Stearns, Rhiannon Stearns, and Laken Stearns, of Tallassee, Al.; six great-grandchildren . He is also survived by a long-time friend, Shirley Loflin and her son Rickey Loflin, and her daughter Lauretta Hardy.
He was preceded in death by his parents, L. M. Stearns, Sr. and Evelyn Stough Stearns; and two sisters, Annie Ruth Willis and Nellie Stearns Berry.
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