Originally created 09/13/03

Mr. Alex Spear (DEARING, Ga.)



DEARING, Ga. - Mr. Alex S. Spear, 89, beloved husband of Mrs. Ida Spear, of Hobbs Mill Road, died Friday, September 12, 2003, in the McDuffie County Hospital. Funeral services will be at 3 p.m., Sunday, September 14, 2003, in the Iron Hill Advent Christian Church with Rev. Jeff Gay officiating. Burial will be in the Fort Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. Mr. Spear was a lifelong resident of McDuffie County. He was retired from the Georgia Railroad. He was a member of the Iron Hill Advent Christian Church. Survivors include his wife, Ida Spear, Dearing; two daughters, Linda and her husband, James Snellings, Dearing and Sylvia Sims, Blythe; his son, Jay and his wife, Patsy Spear, Dearing; sister, Mildred Bell, Coleman Manor, Md.; 12 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Pallbearers will be Jimmy Ray, Stan Amerson, Kevin Ray, Frank Cawley, Melvin Radford and Gary Spear. Friends may call at the residence or at the Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m., Saturday night at the funeral home. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle September 13, 2003