Wayne-Spires-Obituary

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Wayne Curtis Spires

JACKSON, Mississippi

Oct 7, 1957 – Jan 8, 2020 (Age 62)

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BORN
October 7, 1957
DIED
January 8, 2020
AGE
62
LOCATION
JACKSON, Mississippi

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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.

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Sorry to read about Wayne's passing, I was stationed in Jackson from 1988-1991 and remember the great times I had visiting with the family for barbeques and taking Curtis and Dewan to acouple of ball games, Wayne and Delean were like family to me along with Sam and Loraine Gardner while I was stationed there and now Wayne and Delean are both gone, my prayers are with you all. Semper Fi. Richard Curd USMC (Veteran)

My deepest condolences to the family!

Deepest Sympathy.

RIP MY GOOD FRIEND N CLASSMATE UNTIL WE MEET AGAIN LOVE ALWAYS 833 BULLDOGS FOR LIFE .

May the God of all comfort sustain your family during the days ahead Psalms 119:76

Duke was one of a kind. Great friend and classmate. He will be missed by all. It doesnt seem real. I miss him already.

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. 833 c/o 77 forever!!!