Online Obituary

Bertram Cooper Shearer
8/29/1921 - 9/9/2013

Bertram  Cooper Shearer


Bertram Cooper Shearer, age 92, of Gallatin, passed away Monday, September 9, 2013. Funeral service will be Thursday, September 12, at 10 a.m. from the chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with Brother Charles Williams, Brother James Harris, Brother Ronnie Kidd, and Brother Doug Parks officiating. Interment will follow at the Sumner Memorial Gardens Mausoleum with Mark Shearer, David Erickson, Alex Shearer, Levi Shearer, Bradley Shearer, and Scott Gillespie serving as pallbearers. Visitation will be Wednesday, 3-8  and Thursday from 9 a.m. until time of service. Mr. Shearer was born August 29, 1921 in Monticello, Kentucky to the late Obie Francis Shearer and Maggie Bertram Shearer. He is also preceded in death by his wife, Jeri Shearer. Mr. Shearer is survived by his sons, Tommy Shearer (Becky) of Hendersonville, Terry Shearer of Gallatin, and Jack Erickson (Lisa) of Gallatin, daughters, Malissa Sheppard (Mike) of Brentwood and Sharon Triplett (Gary) of Hendersonville, brother, Jack Shearer (Ruth) of Monticello, KY, sisters, Margaret Green, of Louisville, KY, and Betty Caylor, of Somerset, KY, thirteen grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Mr. Shearer was a retired teacher and a lifelong minister. Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. Online condolences may be submitted at Alexander Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.