Dawn Sears' Funeral Details Announced
Funeral arrangements have been announced for Dawn Sears. Dawn Sears, a member of Vince Gill's Time Jumpers, died on Thursday (Dec. 11th). After a two year bout with lung cancer, Dawn Sears finally lost the battle and died at the age of 53.
In addition to Sears' role as a singer in Vince Gill-led Time Jumpers, she served as a backing vocalist for Gill touring team, a backing vocalists for many country records, and she has had even released four albums as a solo artist. She's known for her solo songs such as "What a Woman Needs to Hear," "Runaway Train," "Close Up the Honky Tonks" and "That's Where I Want to Take Our Love."
Services will take place at Hendersonville Memory Gardens (353 Johnny Cash Parkway, Hendersonville, TN 37075).
Wednesday, December 17: Visitation will be held 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Thursday, December 18: Visitation at 10 a.m. and service at 11 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations to lung cancer research can be made at www.dawnsearsandfriends.com
The Time Jumpers will not be playing their regular Monday night concert at 3rd & Lindsley on December 15. The Grammy-nominated western swing group released a statement on Sears' passing:
"Dawn was a beautiful woman, a loving mother and wife, a ferocious spirit who fought to the end with grace and dignity," the statement reads. "She was wickedly funny, generous with her time and compassion, and, of course, one of the most boundlessly talented singers any of us have ever heard. Her spirit is free now and she sings among the stars."
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