Samuel Herbert Spain
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Mr. Samuel Herbert Spain, age 87 of Jackson, TN, passed away on December 6, 2012 at the Tennessee State Veteran's Home in Humboldt.
Funeral services will be on Saturday, December 8, 2012 at 1 p.m., at George A. Smith and Sons North Chapel.
Mr. Spain was born in Carroll County on September 12, 1925 to Herbert and Nannie Morse Spain. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.He taught Sunday school for 35 years at St. Andrew United Methodist Church, and was the owner of his own business, Sam Spain & Associates.
Other than his parents, he was predeceased by his first wife, Dorothy Warren Spain in 1992; son, Joseph Allen Spain in 2012; three brothers and one sister.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Spain; two daughters, Debra (Harold) Vinson and Alesia (Franklin Scott) Spain; two step-sons, David (Dana) Morse and Glen (Myra) Morse; three grandchildren, Simon and Casey Vinson, and Allen Spain; two great-grandchildren, Jackson and Genevieve Spain; daughter-in-law, Kay Spain; sister, Verlan Jackson; and brother, Tom Spain, and several loving nieces and nephews.
A visitation with the family will be on Saturday, December 8, 2012 from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m., at George A. Smith and Sons North Chapel, (731) 427-5555.
Published in The Jackson Sun on Dec. 7, 2012