Rita Madline Rears

Rita Madline Rears, age 88, a resident of Breckenridge, MO, passed away on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, at Mosaic Life Center in St. Joseph.

Rita was born the daughter of Grace Caplette on Sept. 2, 1930, in Kit Carson, CO. She was united in marriage to Earl Rears. He preceded her in death in 2000. Rita worked as an inspector for a printing company.

Survivors include three sons, Forrest John Chance of Breckenridge, Acie Paul Chance of Dallas, TX, and James Edwin Chance of Amarillo, TX; one grandchild, one great-grandchild; and one brother, Charles Meier of Nebraska.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earl Rears; and three sons, Charles Lee, Adrian Daniel, and Steward Glenn Chance.

A memorial service will be held at the Pitts Funeral Home in Breckenridge on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. There is no scheduled visitation. Friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, Feb. 8, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made to the Bella Brooke Adult Day Care Center, and may be left at or mailed to Lindley Funeral Home, P. O. Box 47, Chillicothe, MO 64601. Online condolences may be made at www.lindleyfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Pitts Funeral Home in Breckenridge.

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