SPEAR, MINNIE BEA, 84, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014 at the Norton Hosparus Pavilion, surrounded by her loving family.
She was a member of Highview Baptist Church for 50 years and a charter member of WMU. She was a retired seamstress from the old Powder Plant.
She is preceded in death by her parents Step and Nannie Petitt; grandsons Derrick James Dodson and Jeremy G. Spear; brothers Manly Petitt and Walter Petitt; sister Hazel Peyton.
Survivors include her loving husband of 68 years John Spear; children Connie Dodson Drake (Bill), Delbert G. Spear (Janet), Pamela J. McAlister (Tommy), and Judy Spear Pharris Hoyer (Greg); sister Martha Thurman; grandchildren Mike (Shelly), Wendy, Shannon (Peter), Danny Jr., Del Jr., Samantha, and Ben; 13 great-grandchildren; her beloved cat Kitty.
Her funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Okolona. Burial Pennsylvania Run Cemetery. Visitation is Monday, 1-8 p.m.. and after 10 a.m. Tuesday until service time.
Memorial contributions can be made to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Hosparus, or charity of donor's choice.