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Pansy Spears Wagoman, 98, Burkesville, KY (1918-2017)

She was a member of Red Banks United Methodist Church and a homemaker. She was the daughter of the late Vincent and Velar Spears and the widow of Ray Wagoman. She leaves 42 direct living descendants, spanning four generations
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Mrs. Pansy Spears Wagoman of Burkesville, Kentucky passed away Monday, January 16, 2017 at the Cumberland County Hospital in Burkesville, Kentucky.

Funeral Services will be conducted on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at 2pmCT in The Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 North Main St, Burkesville, KY. Burial will be in the Spears Cemetery in Cumberland County, Kentucky. The family will receive friends after 3pmCT on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 until the funeral hour on Thursday.

Pansy Spears Wagoman, 98, Burkesville, KY (1918-2017)

She was born in Burkesville, Cumberland County, Kentucky on Sunday, October 13, 1918, the daughter of Walter Vincent and Velar Spears. She died Monday, January 16, 2017, in Burkesville, Cumberland County, KY, at the age of 98 years, three months, and three days.

She was a member of Red Banks United Methodist Church and a homemaker.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Wagoman, sisters, Edith Murphy, Opal Moore, Mae Smith, Dimple Spears, and brothers, Hoy Spears, Sr., Walter Vincent Spears, Jr., and Marvin Spears.

She is survived by:
  • Her children, Aira Groce of Burkesville, Kentucky; James (and Shelia) Riddle of Greenwood, Indiana; Inis (and Doug) Sanders of Indianapolis, Indiana; Roger (and Mildred) Riddle of Burkesville, Kentucky; Joseph (and Janet) Surratt of Whiteland, Indiana

  • Thirteen grandchildren

  • Fourteen great-grandchildren

  • Nine great-great-grandchildren
Norris-New Funeral Home of Burkesville, Kentucky was honored to be in charge of all funeral arrangements. Online condolences at

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Pansy Spears Wagoman, 98, Burkesville, KY (1918-2017)

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