July 26, 1917 - July 28, 2014
Mr. Louis C. "L. C." Spivey, age 97, of Douglas passed away early Monday morning, July 28, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Spivey was born July 26, 1917 to the late John Henry Spivey and the late Mary Jane Davis Spivey. Mr. Spivey, a native of Coffee County, was a former Carpenter, and a Cabinet Maker with Fleetwood Mobile Homes, and later a Custodian for the West Ward Street Church of God. He was a U. S. Army Veteran of World War II. He was also preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Magdalene Suffling Spivey, 4 brothers, Phillip Spivey, Rev. J. Frank Spivey, T. J. Spivey, H. D. Spivey, and 2 sisters, Phronie Clayton, and Ruby Holton. Mr. Spivey was a member of the West Ward Street Church of God, and a member of the Hope Sunday School Class. Survivors include: His Wife: Nina Ellis Bookout Spivey of Douglas, Ga.; 1 Daughter: Linda S. Purvis Branch, and husband Jesse, of Douglas, Ga.; 2 Brothers: Joe Spivey, and wife Cathryn, of Marietta, Ga., and Jack V. Spivey, and wife Janice, of Douglas, Ga.; 1 Step-Daughter: Deborah Harper, and husband Verlyn of Broxton, Ga.; 2 Grandsons: Michael Purvis, and wife Rhonda of Douglas, Ga., and David Purvis of Lyons, Ga.; 4 Step-Grandchildren: Rhianna Branch of Fitzgerald, Ga., Adam Branch of Douglas, Ga., Robbie Colby, and Erica Colby, both of Douglas, Ga.; Several Nieces, Nephews, Friends, and Other Relatives. Funeral Services were held Wednesday morning, July 30, 2014, at 11:00 A. M., at the West Ward Street Church of God with Rev. Britt Peavy and Rev. Billy Wilson officiating. The Interment followed in the Douglas City Cemetery, with Clark Holton presenting a special poem and prayer. Active Pallbearers were: Michael Purvis, David Purvis, Mark Lott, Jesse Branch, Verlyn Harper, and Clark Holton. Honorary Pallbearers were: Staff of Bethany Hospice, and Members of the Hope Sunday School Class. Special Musical Selections, "My Redeemer Lives", "The Moment I Am Gone", "When I Get Home", and "I Will Love You Forever", were all presented by CD Music, "I Thirst", was rendered by the Soloist, Lynda Bryan with CD Music. "Pre-Lude" and "Post-Lude" soft hymns were presented by the Pianist, Robyn Vickers. If you would like to sign the Guestbook, please go Online to www.ricketsonfuneralhome.com. Ricketson Funeral Home was in charge of the Arrangements.
Mr. Louis C. "L. C." Spivey, age 97, of Douglas passed away early Monday morning, July 28, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness. Mr. Spivey was born July 26, 1917 to the late John Henry Spivey and the late Mary Jane Davis Spivey.... View Obituary & Service Information
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