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Sallie Belle "Billie" Cole Spears
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Birth: Jan. 1, 1880
McNairy County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 1940
Crittenden County
Arkansas, USA

Sallie Belle Cole is the daughter of Sarah Tennessee Tully Cole and William Archillus Cole. Further, she is the granddaughter of Felix Pleasant Tully and Didema Jane Kirby plus the great granddaughter of William Britton Tully and Sarah Ann Sally Hawkins.

She married Thomas Franklin Spears on July 19 1901 and had had several children with him. She passed away in Earle, Arkansas.

Additional information from family photograph:

*Left to Right*** Mary, Margarett, Louis, Wilford, Dub T (Son of Nancy Katherine), Nookie, Phoebe (or Feebee), Nancy Katherine Spears, Baby in arms unknown, boy in hat unknown, Bell Cole Spears, Frank Spears baby boy in Frank Spears arms unknown. Wanda V. Jones (Daughter to Nancy Katherine and Angelique St. Clair's grandmother)

The photograph in the Paul M. Spears album is dated 1930.

14 January 2017-After meeting with my Aunt Alice and Uncle Paul M. Spears, they have a copy of this family photograph and I was able to get additional names: The young boy Thomas Franklin Spears is holding is James Earnest Spears who died in October 2016. The older boy wearing a hat behind Thomas Franklin Spears is W.T. Jones who also died in 2016 (W.T. was a Prisoner of War of the Japanese and had survived the Bataan Death March).
Family links: 
  William Archillus Cole (1840 - 1919)
  Sarah Tennessee Tully Cole (1849 - 1908)
  Thomas Franklin Spears (1882 - 1962)
  Nancy Catherine Spears Jones (1903 - 1977)*
  Williford A Spears (1905 - 1993)*
  Louis Wesey Spears (1908 - 1987)*
  Fredrick Theodore Spears (1911 - 1992)*
  Margaret Irene Spears Duvall (1917 - 2003)*
  Mary Elizabeth Spears Shands (1917 - 2001)*
  Martha Magdalene Spears (1917 - 1917)*
  Franklin Elsworth Spears (1919 - 1993)*
  William Jefferson Cole (1857 - 1929)**
  Samantha Idella Cole Williams (1870 - 1953)*
  Edgar D. Cole (1870 - 1952)*
  John Boone Cole (1876 - 1954)*
  Sallie Belle Cole Spears (1880 - 1940)
  Alma Lee Cole (1885 - 1962)*
  Solen Perry Cole (1885 - 1912)*
  Angie Elizabeth Cole Worrell (1885 - 1974)*
  Blan Clavern Cole (1886 - 1937)*
  Archie Eli Cole (1890 - 1972)*
*Calculated relationship
Gibson Bayou Cemetery
Crittenden County
Arkansas, USA
Maintained by: Darwin Finlay Duvall Con...
Originally Created by: Jay
Record added: Apr 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35787812
Sallie Belle Billie <i>Cole</i> Spears
Added by: Darwin Finlay Duvall Concon
Sallie Belle Billie <i>Cole</i> Spears
Added by: Darwin Finlay Duvall Concon
Sallie Belle Billie <i>Cole</i> Spears
Added by: Jay
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My great-great aunt, sister to my great grandmother, Samantha Idella Cole. I marked your grave, sweet lady. From your niece, Debbie Lunsford Yates
- Southern Roots ღ
 Added: May. 5, 2014
Great Aunt sister to my Great Grandfather Solen Cole.
- Vicki Parks
 Added: May. 27, 2013
Hello Great Grandmother. I am the grandson of your daughter, Margaret Irene Spears. I am so happy to meet you.
- Darwin Finlay Duvall Concon
 Added: Feb. 26, 2013

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