Jerry M. Spearman
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CLOVER - Jerry Miller Spearman, 84, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, April 7, 2014. She experienced a peaceful passing at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill, S.C., surrounded by her loving family.
Jerry, daughter of the late Jerry Morris and Ruth Massey Miller, was born in Haywood County, N.C., on Aug. 7, 1929. She was a graduate of Gastonia High School. Much of her life was dedicated to and revolved around her family. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
After more than 25 years of service with Homelite Corporation of Gastonia, N.C., Jerry retired in 1991 and dedicated her time to her family and her home. She enjoyed gardening, bird-watching, spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchild, and cheering on her beloved Atlanta Braves.
She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Marvin Donald Spearman of the home and their four children, Sheila Jane Chapman of Charlotte, N.C., Kim Morris Spearman and his wife, Kimberly of Gastonia, N.C., Donald Alan Spearman and his wife, Jan of Clover, S.C., and Lisa Spearman Moore and her husband, Alan of Gastonia, N.C. Her brother, James Morris Miller of Las Vegas, Nev.; her brother-in-law, J.D. Clemmer of Dallas, N.C.; two grandchildren, Parrish Turner and Hailey Spearman, both of Gastonia, N.C.; and one great-grandchild also survive her.
Jerry was preceded in death by two brothers, Dewey Douglas and Ronald Morgan Miller; a sister, Barbara Miller Clemmer; a son, Billy Michael Chapman; and a grandson, Donald Alan Spearman Jr.
Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 9, at M. L. Ford & Sons, in Clover, S.C. Jerry was laid to rest on Friday, April 11, 2014, at Woodside Cemetery after a private service led by Rev. Billy Ginn.
M. L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, Clover, S.C., is serving the family of Mrs. Spearman.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.mlfordsons.com.
Published in The Herald on Apr. 19, 2014
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