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Walter Gray Spears
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Birth: May 9, 1879
Twiggs County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jul. 2, 1962
Jacksonville
Duval County
Florida, USA

name: Walter Gray Spears
suffix: Sr
event: Death
event date: Jul 1962
event place: Duval, Florida, United States
gender: Male
race: White
source file: Fdi05.txt
source file line number: 100115
source cd number: FDI05
certificate number: 29159
volume number: 2371

Funeral services for Walter Gray Spears, 83, of Jeffersonville, who died in
Jacksonville, Fla, yesterday after a lengthy illness, will be held at 2 pm
Wednesday in the Mt. Zion Church.

The Rev. M.L. Moncrief will officiate and burial will be in the Mt. Zion Cemetery.

Mr. Spears was born in Twiggs County and had lived in Jeffersonville most of his
life with the exception of the lst two years in Florida. He was formerly the
owner of the Jeffersonville Telephone Company and a farmer. For many years he
was chairman of the Twiggs County Board of Education and a member of the City
Council. At one time he was Mayor Pro-Tem of Jefferson and a deacon in the
Jeffersonville Baptist Church.

Surviving are his widow, the former, Miss Cynthia Richardson; four sons, O.
Melton Spears, Jacksonville; Dan Spears, Milledgeville; George R. Spears,
Jeffersonville; and W. G. Spears, Jr. Miami; four daughters, Mrs. Paul Kinsey,
Punta Gorda Fl; Mrs. J. Hugh Kinsey, Ft. Myers, Fl; Mrs. David Cape, Macon, and
Miss Faye Spears, Atlanta; eleven grandchildren, three great grandchildren and
two sisters, Mrs. Edward Stevens and Mrs. Julian Lee, both of Jeffersonville. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Eula C Spears (1886 - 1920)
 
 Children:
  Daniel Irving Spears (1918 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Zion Cemetery
Twiggs County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Frances Bowen Frost
Record added: Jan 09, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32777761
Walter Gray Spears
Added by: Frances Bowen Frost
 
 
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