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Mayford Spear, 89, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2016)

He was a member of Elizabethtown Church of Christ and was retired from the Kentucky Department of Transportation after 40 years of service, serving the last twenty years in Elizabethtown. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II. He was the son of the late Hugh and Della Key Spear and the widower of Ann Neeley Spear. He leaves 11 direct living descendants.
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Mayford Spear age 89 of Elizabethtown, KY formerly of Burkesville, KY passed away on Thursday, May 05, 2016 at Helmwood Healthcare Center in Elizabethtown.

Funeral service will be Saturday, May 07, 2016 at 1pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in Burkesville Cemetery. The family requests visitation on Friday, May 06, 2016 from 5pm until 8pmCT at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.


Mayford Spear, 89, Cumberland Co., KY (1927-2016)


Mayford was born on February 02, 1927 in Cumberland County, KY. He was the son of the late Hugh and Della Key Spear. He died Thursday, May 05, 2016, in Elizabethtown, Hardin County, KY, at the age of 89 years, three months, and three days.

He was a member of Elizabethtown Church of Christ and was retired from the Kentucky Department of Transportation after 40 years of service, serving the last twenty years in Elizabethtown. He was a veteran of the United States Army having served during World War II.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Ann Neeley Spear, one brother, Alton Spear, and one sister, Juanita Cook.

Survivors include:
  • Two daughters: Gale Radford and her husband Mike of Monticello, KY; and Carol Weaver and her husband John, Jr. of Glasgow, KY
  • One son: Dr. Steven Spear of Lexington, KY

  • Two sisters: Mildred Brammer of South Carolina, and Sylvia Traylor of Hanover, Indiana

  • Four grandchildren: Kevin Weaver, Kyle Weaver, Dan Radford, and Emily Upchurch

  • Four great grandchildren- Brenna Radford, Cory Upchurch, Kendyl Radford, and Cole Upchurch

  • and a host of other relatives and friends
  • Send condolences to the family of Mayford Spear

    Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY in charge of arrangements.


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