Wavely Guy Spears

Published 6:32 pm Friday, April 8, 2011

Wavely Guy Spears, age 80, born January 17, 1931, passed away Thursday, April 7, 2011 at Providence Hospital.  Mr. Spears was a native of Crenshaw County and a resident of Jackson. He was a retired foreman with Boise Saw Mill and was a member of Forest Avenue Baptist Church.

He is survived by sons Tommy Spears of Mobile and Christopher Spears of Weston, Mo.;

A daughter, Shirley Chandler of Jackson; a brother, Lester Spears of Brantley; nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

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Mr. Spears was pre-deceased by his wife, Beatrice Spears; son, Billy Spears; daughter,

Jeannie Gagner; granddaughter, Cherrie Anderson and grandson, Chuck Spears.

Visitation will be Sunday, April 10, 2011 from noon until the 2 p.m. service in the Chapel of Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson. Interment will be in Trinity Memorial Gardens, Jackson. An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons, Ray Spears, Clay Spears, Ryan Chandler, Dennis Martin, Charles Anderson, Jr., Miko Martin, Gabe Puello. Arrangements by Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson.