Melissa Lynn Ahart Sears, 50, of Normal, passed away at 12:25 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 1, 2018) at her home.
Her memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Beck Memorial Home, Bloomington.
Melissa was born Oct. 14, 1968, in Peoria, to Gary Van and Cathy Webb Ahart. She married Eric Sears. She is survived by Eric and her son, Noah, and stepdaughter, Evanna, of Normal; as well as her mother, Cathy Ahart; two brothers, Jim (Carissa) Ahart, Normal; Chris (Amy) Ahart, Peoria Heights; one sister-in-law, Niki Sears Higgs; stepmother, Lynn Ahart; and several nephews, Aaron, Addison, Mason, Cayden and Cameron Ahart; Hunter and Briar Higgs; Tyler Webb; Zac Jacobs.
She was preceded in death by her father, Gary Ahart.
Memorial contributions may be made to an educational fund for Noah Sears.
In honor of Melissa the family requests that everyone in attendance Saturday be dressed in their favorite Chicago sportswear or concert T-shirt.
The family wishes to thank everyone for their love and support during this difficult time.
Condolences may be left at www.beckmemorial.com.