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Amy Spears, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2013)

She was a native of Cumberland County and the matriarch of a large, highly regarded family. Her marriage to the late Haase Spears spanned a remarkable 68 years. She leaves 44 direct living descendants. She was a homemaker, and member of Christian Chapel Church of Christ.
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Amy Spears, age 86 of Burkesville, KY passed away on Saturday, April 13, 2013 at Cumberland County Hospital after an illness.

Funeral services will be Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 1pmCT/2pmET, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY with Bro. Randall McPherson officiating. Burial will be in Christian Chapel Cemetery. The family requests visitation 4pm-9pmCT/5pm-10pmET, from 4:00 P.M. until 9:00 Monday, April 15, 2013 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville.

Amy Spears, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2013

Amy Spears was born on Thursday, January 06, 1927 in Cumberland County, KY. She was the daughter of the late A.O. Sharp and Lula Jones Sharp. She died Saturday, April 13, 2013, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 86 years, 3 months, and 7 days.

She was a homemaker, and member of Christian Chapel Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Hase Spears; three children, Stevie Spears, Carl Spears, and Donnie Spears; six siblings, Arnold Sharp, Sybil Key, Alma Short, Mae Williams, Ruth Walker, Randoph Sharp, and one special niece, Anna Grace Love.

Survivors include the following
  • Two daughters: Martha Ann Keen of Burkesville, KY, and Betty June Conrad and her husband Danny of Edmonton, KY

  • One son: Larry Spears and his wife Liz of Burkesville, KY

  • Two sisters: Nina Skipworth of Burkesville, KY and Bebe Capps of Burkesville, KY

  • One srother: Paul Jackson Sharp of Burkesville, KY

  • Nine grandchildren: Melissa Anderson, Carla Rich, Lori Wood, Chris Conrad, Amy Hammer, Todd Spears, Tammy McMahan, Jeremy Conner, Tasha Dial

  • Twenty-seven great grandchildren

  • Five great great grandchildren

  • and a host of other relatives and friends
Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N. Main Street, Burkesville, KY in charge of arrangements.

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Amy Spears, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2013)

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