James Carl Spears


James Carl Spears, 77, of Crossville, passed away Monday, April 22, 2019, at Cumberland Medical Center.
He was born March 29, 1942, in Rolfe, WV, son of Carl W. Spears and Amy V. (Bailey) Spears.
After serving his country in the Army, James worked in law enforcement as a police officer for Prince George's County Police Department from 1963-1988. He was also a member of Cornerstone Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Gloria Jean Spears of Crossville; daughters, Amy C. Spears (Gary Wilkerson) of Crossville and Janice K. Spears of Florida; son, Mark A. Spears (Vicki) of Maryland; grandchildren, Christopher Spears and Matthew Spears; mother, Amy V. Spears of Crossville; sisters, Rita Lamb of South Carolina and Kitty Dodson of Crossville; and many nieces and nephews.
James is preceded in death by his father, Carl W. Spears.
Funeral services will be held at Cornerstone Baptist Church on Saturday, April 27, at 10 a.m. with Bro. Mike Kerley officiating. Interment in Green Acres Memory Gardens. Visitation will be held Friday, April 26, from 5-7 p.m. at the church.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on April 25, 2019
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Jeannie Spears
May 18, 2019
If I could see that smile one more time or feel your hugs I would think I was in Heaven... I miss you more than words can say...
Jean Spears
May 14, 2019
My sweet loving husband. I miss you so very much. I miss your smile and your voice. I hold you close to my heart forever.... I LOVE YOU .