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Obituary: Vahnita Eldrech Spears


Vahnita Eldrech Spears, age 90 of Delight, Ark., passed away on Friday, Dec. 2, 2022, at her home. She was born on June 15, 1932, in Delight to the late William Ruel Rather and Minnie Ethel Applegate Rather.

Vahnita attended the Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Tillman E. Spears; two daughters, Judy Faye Hix and Patsy Dale Garner; two brothers and four sisters.

Survivors include: a daughter Cathy Sumler and husband Ed; one sister, Betty Grantz; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, seven great-great-grandchildren, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5, 2022, at Latimer Funeral Home in Murfreesboro.

Funeral services will be at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2022, at the Liberty Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Pisgah with Bro. John David Watson officiating. Interment will follow in the Pisgah Cemetery, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home of Murfreesboro.

You may send an online sympathy message at www.latimerfuneralhome.com.

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