Marcia Rene (Lee) Spear, beloved wife of Bobby Spear, passed away September 10, 2021. She was a devoted mother, a loving grandmother, a cherished sister, and daughter. She was an aunt to 31 nieces and nephews and 17 great nieces and nephews. Marcia also leaves a long list of friends that were family to her, many whom she had gifted one of her special yarn creations. Marcia also leaves her faithful companion and dog of 3 years, Gunner.
Marcia was delivered from the loving arms of her husband and children into the arms of Jesus while listening to her favorite song, “I’ll fly away” at St. Thomas Rutherford in Murfreesboro, TN. Marcia was born September 1, 1961, in Fort Wayne, IN. She lived most of her life in Arcola, IL and moved to LaVergne TN in 2014.
Marcia is survived by her husband, Bobby J. Spear, son Andrew J. Spear, daughter, Crystal R. Spear, and her husband John Stewart, and one granddaughter, Mackenzie M. Spear, her brothers Mike Lee, Nolan Lee, Shawn Lee, James (Jimmy) Lee, Matthew Lee, David Lee, sister Joyce Lee and her stepmother, Edna Lee.
Marcia was preceded in death by her parents, Norman E. Lee, and Marian E. Lee, her brother and his wife, Nathan, and Tina Lee.
The celebration of life for Marcia is scheduled for Saturday, November 27, 2021, at the Nazarene Church, 418 E Madison St, Arcola, IL. Memorial service will take place from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. with an open house celebration following from 3:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.
In lieu of flowers, the family would love donations to be made to the National Audubon Society. Checks can be mailed to the family at 1424 Tuffnell Dr. LaVergne, TN. 37086 or given to the family at the service. The family will deliver all checks to the society based in Nashville.
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