TROY – Carol A. Spears, age 74, of Troy, passed away on February 13, 2014, at Spring Meade Health Center, Tipp City, OH. She was born in Champaign, Co, OH, on December 23, 1939, to the late Clifford and Clara Fay (Heck) Garver. She was married to Jerry Spears for 53 years.
In addition to her husband, Carol is survived by three children, Mark Spears, Clayton, Melinda Zimmer, Jefferson, GA, and Michelle Hart, Springfield; two sisters, Shirley Bailey, Bellefontaine, OH, and Gloria Friend, Urbana, OH; eight grandchildren; four step-grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Clifford; and one granddaughter, Madyson.
Carol graduated from Christiansburg Jackson High School in 1957. She was a part-time Physical Trainer at A.B. Graham Center. Carol was a loving wife, mother and friend to all who knew her.
A Celebration of Life will be held on March 8, 2014, from 1-4 p.m. at BAIRD FUNERAL HOME, Troy.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Miami County, P.O. Box 502, Troy, OH 45373. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.bairdfuneralhome.com.
The family extends appreciation to the nurses and staff at Spring Meade Health Care Center and the Hospice care.