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“we got together so very many times. Your love of animals and plants cemented our relationship into one of profound respect and sharing. what...Read More »
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“I sign this book as a token of my friendship for Bill and my regret for his loss. ”
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“Such a beautiful woman, full of wit and determination. I will miss her vibrant spirit...however I am comforted by GOD...KNOWING THAT we will all be...Read More »
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“Our sympathies to Bill, and family for the loss of Lilly. ”
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Mrs. Giuseppina Alietta "Lilly" Debeni Sears, 61, of Durant Nixon Road, Linden died Sunday January 27, 2013 at the E. Carlton Powell Hospice Center in Lillington.

She was born September 3, 1951 in Verona, Italy the daughter of the late Danilo and Maria Rubelli Debeni.

Lilly was a member of Sardis Presbyterian Church in Linden and also a member of Second Chance Wildlife.

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday January 30, 2013 at Sardis Presbyterian Church Cemetery at 11:00 AM with the Rev. Sally Henry officiating.

Mrs. Sears is survived by:

Husband: William "Bill" Sears of Linden

Sisters: Valeria Debeni of Mantova, Italy
Franca Debeni and husband Egidio of Milan, Italy