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Mr. Carl H. Spear, 78, Dubre, KY (1936-2014)

He was a member of the Burkesville Baptist Church, a U. S. Army Veteran, a member of the V. F. W., a security guard for Cagles Keystone Foods and a farmer. He was a native of Leatherwood Creek Community of Cumberland County, KY, and a resident of Dubre, Cumberland County, KY, at the time of his death. He was the son of the late Herbert "Hub" and Edith Murray Spear. His wife of over 52 years, Sandra McMurtrey Spear, survives. He leaves 10 direct living descendants.
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Mr. Carl H. Spear, age 78, of Dubre, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, September 15, 2014 at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky.

Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, September 19, 2014 at 3pmCT, in The Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, with Dr. Mark Shelton officiating. Burial will be in the Marrowbone Cemetery in Marrowbone, Kentucky. The family will receive friends after 2pmCT, on Thursday, September 18, 2014 until the funeral hour on Friday.


Mr. Carl H. Spear, 78, Dubre, KY (1936-2014)


He was born in the Leatherwood Creek Community of Cumberland County, Kentucky on Sunday, May 3, 1936. He was the son of Herbert "Hub" and Edith Murray Spear. He died Monday, September 15, 2014, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 78 years, four months, and 12 days.

He was a member of the Burkesville Baptist Church, a U. S. Army Veteran, a member of the V. F. W., a security guard for Cagles Keystone Foods and a farmer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Louise Anderson; his maternal grandparents, A. C. and Mary Lou Murray and his paternal grandparents, Jim and Eula Spear.

He is survived by his wife, Sandra McMurtrey Spear of Dubre, Kentucky, whom he married on Sunday, August 19, 1962, and the following:
  • His children: Carl H., Jr. (and Katie) Spear of Pensacola, Florida and Susan S. (and David) Flowers of Dubre, Kentucky

  • His sisters: , Dorothy Hunter of Bowling Green, Kentucky; and Lorene Smith of Glasgow, Kentucky

  • His grandchildren: Kameron Spivey, Jurgen Spear, Kelsey Spivey, Roman Spear, Bradie Flowers, Alexandra McCreary, Bowen Spear and Zara Spear

  • And special family friends: Norman Rodriguez and Nadja Robles.
Professional services provided by Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 N Main Street, Burkesville, Kentucky.

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