Wayne Curtis Spires was born on October 7, 1957 in Bentonia, MS. to his beautiful mother Elouise Willis-Spires. At an early age Wayne developed a passion for cooking and a love for Christ. He joined Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Bentonia, MS. and later moved to Jackson where he rededicated his life to Christ under the leadership of Pastor Willie J. Berry and joined Metropolitan FGB Church. After dedication, he served faithfully as a Deacon, until he transitioned to his heavenly home.
Wayne attended Lanier High School in Jackson, MS. and then served in United Stated Marine Corps. He successfully protecting our country during Operation Desert Storm and received numerous of accommodations and awards for his servitude. After more than 20 years of service, Wayne retired as a 1st Sergeant of the United States Marine Corps. After retirement, he continued to serve our community as a Code Enforcement Officer for the City of Jackson and Jackson Police Department.
On Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 7:05 A.M., he passed away at home surround by family at the age of 62.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Delean W. Spires; Parent: Elouise Willis-Spires; One Brother: Kenneth Spires; Two step-brothers: Thomas Mitchell and Clyde Spires; Two sisters: Patricia Spires and Sharon Spires-Reed.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories: Four sons: Curtis Spires, Sr., Dwan (Devasia) Spires, Sr., Wayne Spires, Jr., and Zederick Coleman of Jackson, MS. Two daughters: Josephine West and Elisha Spires of Jackson, MS. Fourteen grandchildren: Qu’Darius West, Valenicia West, Damarion West, Camello West, Kayden Robinson, Curtis Spires, Jr., Cambreh Spires, Dwan Spires, Jr., Caley Spires, Calaia Spires, Cairo Spires, Le’Marlyn Banks, Kenneth Eli McGriggs, Jr., and Kylee Spires; Two Brothers: Carl Spires and Danny Spires; Three sisters: Edith Spires-Berry, Bettye Spires-Kaura and Gwendolyn Spires; Two step-sisters: Alice Spires Mayes and Barbara Spires Robinson.Read More