A memorial service will be held at McClain-Hays Funeral Home, Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 12:00 noon. Visitation will be held Saturday, February 15, 2020 from 10 a.m. until service time. McClain-Hays Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


Mrs. Spears, 84 of Philadelphia, passed away Monday, January 27, 2020.


She is survived by her children, Gail Sledge of Richland, MS, and Jeff Spears (Dianne) of Pearl, MS; grandsons, Benjamin Spears(Kay Ann) of Boston, MA,  and Michael Spears of Buffalo, NY; brother, Robert Hembree (Nancy) of Dekalb, MS; sisters, Beckie Grice of Meridian, MS, and Joann Wiley of Arlington, Texas.

Mrs. Spears was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, Paul Spears.


In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to The Gideons International.