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“Chrissy & Larry I'm sorry to hear about her daddy passing. It if there's anything I can do to help just let me know I'm at home. Love you both very...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Stanley Davis - Greenville, KY

“So very sorry to hear about this. Jackie was so nice and he sure did love to dance. ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Ronnie Evans Gwyn Barnett - KY

“I am so sorry for your loss. Jackie is a sweet, nice caring person. I loved talking to him and watching him dance. And getting to dance around with...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Kayla Wilson - Livermore, KY

“Wanda I am so sorry for your loss. Thank God you had some fun years dancing together. I remember when he started teaching you. Great memories. ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Bonnie Lyon - Central City, KY

“Monica, so sorry to hear of your dad passing. Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Angela Carnithan - Sebree, KY

“jackie was a very happy person. he also loved to roller skate. he used to love to teach our kids how to skate. so sorry for your loss. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: jim and mary gray - bremen, KY

“Such a wonderful man. David and I enjoyed many fun evenings dancing and visiting with Jack and Jo Nell. Jack was a very good dancer. He had rhythm...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Carole Cleveland - Robards, KY

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers are with you all. May God bless you with peace and comfort. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Darlene Sallee Robinson - KY

“I am so saddened by finding out that Jackie died. I loved him like a father. Love and prayers for all family ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Sandra Phillips (miller) - AL


GREENVILLE - Jackie Lewis Spears, 87, of Greenville, died Monday, December 2, 2019, at 11:40AM at his home. Mr. Spears was born December 8, 1931, in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired coal miner and member of New Prospect Missionary Baptist Church. He was also a U.S. Air Force veteran. He loved life to the fullest - dancing, fishing, and he was a book author. He loved family and friends, especially babies. He was preceded in death by his second wife, Jo Nell Peveler; parents Joe and Reathel Spears; brother Richard Spears; and son-in-law John Cook.

He is survived by his children, Kevin Spears of Central City, Angie Cook of Central City, Felicia (Ken) Houser of Greenville, and Monica (Ronnie) Todd of Sebree; brother Freddie Spears of Evansville, IN; sister Christy Stanley of Bremen; grandchildren Johnny Cook, Heather Dunn, Candace Crossan, Haley Spears, Chelsea Washer, and Cole Hazelwood; five great-grandchildren; companion of 17 years, Wanda Anderson; and first wife of 23 years, Janice Mercer.

Funeral services will be Thursday, December 5, 2019, at 12:00 noon at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Rev. Leroy Rearden officiating, assisted by Rev. John Galyen. Burial in Coleman Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.