Obituary of G. Jewel Spears
Oolitic – G. Jewel (Patton) Spears, 91, of Oolitic, died at 4:17 pm on Thursday, December 27, 2018 at her residence.
Born March 27, 1927 in Bedford, she was the daughter of Denver and Hazel (Spaulding) Sullivan. She married John (Bud) Spears on December 6, 1947 and he preceded her in death in 2009. She retired as the clerk of the town of Oolitic and had worked at Sarkes-Tarzian, Indiana Bell, Indiana Limestone, and NWSC Crane. She was a member of the Oolitic Baptist Church and had been the Oolitic Grand Marshall in 2015.
Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Spears and husband, Clay Carlisle, of Oolitic; a son, Johnny Spears, of Oolitic; grandchildren, Tyler Collins and companion, Rachel Jones, of Bedford, and D.J. and Aiden True of Bedford, Alyssa Jade Spears, of Heltonville; brothers, Jimmy Sullivan and companion, Helen, of Bedford, Reggie Sullivan and wife, Diana, of Lafayette, IN; a sister-in-law, Doris Spears, of Marion, IN; several nieces and nephews, great and great great nieces and nephews; life-long friends, Dave and Margaret Riggs. She was preceded in death by her parents and husband.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 30th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Rev. Richard Tallman officiating. Burial will follow in Hilltop Cemetery in Avoca. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the hour of service on Sunday at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.