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Julius Eugene "Gene" Spears
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1940
Wilkes County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 2007
Wilkes County
North Carolina, USA

Purlear - Mr. Julius Eugene "Gene" Spears, age 66, of Parsonsville Road, Purlear died Sunday, October 7, 2007 at his home. Mr. Spears was born November 2, 1940 in Wilkes County to Martin Rayvaughn and Zona Eva Cardwell Spears. He was a US Army Veteran stationed in Germany for four years. He was a member of Stony Hill Baptist Church. Mr. Spears was retired from Lowe's Companies. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, James Rayvaughn Spears, Ira Dean Spears.

Surviving are his wife, Judith Mason Spears of the home; one son, Ryan Eugene Spears of Purlear; one daughter, Melissa Dawn Hamby and husband Kipi of North Wilkesboro; four grandchildren, Justin Ryan Spears, Brandon Eugene Spears, Brittany Renee Spears all of Purlear; Chelsea Jordan Hamby of North Wilkesboro; one brother, Ralph Ray Spears and wife Linda of Wilkesboro; two sisters, Annie Vea Binkley and husband Carl of Kernersville, Barbara Lee Pipek and husband Arthur of Purlear; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 o'clock Wednesday, October 10, 2007 at Stony Hill Baptist Church with the Rev. Rex Eldreth, the Rev. Kenneth Pardue and the Rev. Doug Mays officiating. The body will be placed in the church at 2:30. Burial with military rites by the VFW Post 1142 will be in the church cemetery. The family will be at Miller Funeral Service from 6:00 until 8:00 o'clock Tuesday night. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Stony Hill Baptist Church Building Fund, 406 Summit Road, Purlear, NC 28665.
Family links: 
  Martin Rayvaughn Spears (1894 - 1968)
  Zona Eva Cardwell Spears (1916 - 1999)
  James Rayvaughn Spears (1935 - 1987)*
  Annie Vea Spears Nifong Binkley (1937 - 2013)*
  Ira Dean Spears (1939 - 1999)*
  Julius Eugene Spears (1940 - 2007)
  Ralph Ray Spears (1946 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Stony Hill Baptist Church Cemetery
Wilkes County
North Carolina, USA
Maintained by: Barbara Spears Pipek
Originally Created by: C. Fairchild
Record added: Sep 01, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29468063
Julius Eugene Gene Spears
Added by: C. Fairchild
Julius Eugene Gene Spears
Added by: C. Fairchild
Julius Eugene Gene Spears
Added by: C. Fairchild
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Miss you brother! Love you very much.
- Barbara Spears Pipek
 Added: Feb. 16, 2012
I love you brother. You are forever in my heart!
- Barb
 Added: Jan. 20, 2012

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