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 greatgrandchildren.
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.
The service was April 10 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Jackson. Burial was in Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson.
Active pallbearers were his grandsons, Ray Spears, Clay Spears, Ryan Chandler, Dennis Martin, Charles Anderson Jr., Miko Martin and Gabe Puello.
An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.
Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.