Larry Thomas Spears

May 14, 1959 ~ May 31, 2020 (age 61)


Larry Thomas Spears, age 61, of Summertown, TN passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020.  He was a native of Summertown, TN, teacher at Summertown High School and retired pastor.  He was also a member of Macedonia Baptist Church and the Lawrence County Baptist Association.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Jane Rhinehart Spears; two infant sisters, Patricia Spears and Cindy Spears; one son, Alexander Spears; and one brother, Johnny Spears.

He is survived by his wife, Joyce Williams Spears of Summertown, TN; two daughters, Lauren Thomas (Brodrick) of Hermitage, TN and Hannah Dunnavant (Trea) of Lawrenceburg, TN; one sister, Sharon Springer (Phillip) of Leoma, TN; father, Johnny Odell Spears of Summertown, TN; and one granddaughter, Lawrence Jane "Wren" Thomas of Hermitage, TN.

Arrangements are being handled by Neal Funeral Home, 231 N. Military Avenue, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. The family will receive friends from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM Tuesday, June 02, 2020 at Neal Funeral Home.  Funeral services will be conducted at First Baptist Church of Lawrenceburg at 11:00 AM Wednesday, June 03, 2020, with Jeff Vanlandingham, Kent Shingleton, and Mickey Brackin officiating.  Interment will follow at Barnesville Cemetery in Summertown, TN.  In lieu of flowers, Larry requested that you use those funds to enjoy a meal with your family or make a memory together. 

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June 2, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Neal Funeral Home
231 N. Military Avenue
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464

Funeral Service
June 3, 2020

11:00 AM
First Baptist Church of Lawrenceburg
2100 Springer Road
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee 38464

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