2011-04-07 / Front Page


Wavely Guy Spears, 80, of Jackson died April 7, 2011 at Providence Hospital.
He was born Jan. 17, 1931. He was a native of Crenshaw County. He was a member of Forest Avenue Baptist Church. He was a retired foreman with Boise Saw Mill.
Survivors include two sons, Tommy Spears, Mobile, Christopher Spears, Weston, Missouri; one daughter, Shirley Chandler, Jackson; one brother, Lester Spears, Brantley; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Beatrice Spears, one son, Billy Spears, one daughter, Jeannie Gagner, one granddaughter, Cherrie Anderson, and a grandson, Chuck Spears.
Visitation will be Sunday, April 10 from noon until the 2 p.m. service at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Jackson. Burial will be in the Trinity Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers will be his grandsons, Ray Spears, Clay Spears, Ryan Chandler, Dennis Martin, Charles Anderson Jr., Mike Martin and Gabe Puello.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.

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