2009-05-21 / Obituaries


Ruby Beatrice Spears, 76, of Jackson died May 18, 2009 at a Mobile hospital.

She was born Nov. 12, 1932. She was a native of Greenville. She was a member of Forest Avenue Baptist Church. She was a retired seamstress with Vanity Fair.

Survivors include her husband, Waverly Spears, Jackson; two sons, Tommy Spears, Mobile, Christopher Spears, Jackson; one daughter, Shirley Chandler, Jackson; one sister, Juliette Bolton, Saraland; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Billy Spears, a daughter, Jeannie Martin and two grandchildren, Cherrie Anderson and Chuck Spears.

The service was May 19 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home chapel in Jackson. Burial was in Trinity Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers were Ray Spears, Clay Spears, Ryan Chandler, Miko Martin, Dennis Martin and Charles Anderson Jr.

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