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Jim Spears

July 21, 1935 May 9, 2019
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JIM SPEARS, of Holiday Island, Arkansas, was born July 21, 1935, in Fitzgerald, Georgia, son of Howard and Sarah (Collier) Spears. He departed this life May 9, 2019, in Berryville, Arkansas, at the age of 83 years.

Jim attended the First Christian Church in Eureka Springs. He spent 18 years at Beech Aircraft Company and finished his career with them as an Instrument Technician. After moving to Eureka Springs, Jim and his wife owned and operated the Victorian Sampler. In his spare time, he could be found enjoying one of his favorite past times, fishing.

On November 30, 1997, he was united in marriage with Alice (Hinton) Spears, who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one son, Ron Sherrill, of Colorado; one daughter, Kathi Sherrill, of Oregon; one granddaughter, Alison Sherrill of Colorado; several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Jim was preceded in death by his first wife, Ruth (Matthews) Spears who passed away on October 23, 1996; his parents, Howard and Sarah Spears; and daughter, Ms. Lori Ann Spears.

Visitation will be Saturday, May 18, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until 10:00 a.m. at First Christian Church in Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, May 18, 2019, at First Christian Church with Pastor Mark Golaway, Pastor Phil Wilson and Dr. Cecil Todd officiating. Interment will follow the service in the Fair Grove Cemetery under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service. Memorial donations may be made to First Christian Church, 763 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs, AR 72632 or American Cancer Society, c/o Anstaff Bank, Attn: Tiffany Ball, PO Box 272, Berryville, AR 72616. Online condolences may be sent to the family at nelsonfuneral.com. © Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. 2019


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Visitation

Saturday

18

May

9:00 AM 5/18/2019 9:00:00 AM - 10:00 AM 5/18/2019 10:00:00 AM
First Christian Church

763 Passion Play Road
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

First Christian Church
763 Passion Play Road Eureka Springs 72632 AR
United States

Church Service

Saturday

18

May

10:00 AM 5/18/2019 10:00:00 AM
First Christian Church

763 Passion Play Road
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

First Christian Church
763 Passion Play Road Eureka Springs 72632 AR
United States

Interment

Saturday

18

May

11:00 AM 5/18/2019 11:00:00 AM
First Christian Church

763 Passion Play Road
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

First Christian Church
763 Passion Play Road Eureka Springs 72632 AR
United States

Memorial Contribution

First Christian Church

763 Passion Play Rd
Eureka Springs, AR 72632

American Cancer Society

Anstaff Bank, Attn: Tiffany Ball
P.O. Box 272
Berryville, AR 72616
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