Charley Spears

STAR CITY — Mr. Charley Edward Spears, 82 of Star City died Tuesday. He was born January 15, 1931 in Glendale to the late Charley William and Hattie Hobson Spears.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife; Lillie Janey Stevens, two brothers; C.W. Spears and Holland Spears, and two sisters; Lillie Haynes and Lela Doss. Survivors include two sons; Roger (Karen) Spears of Farmerville, La., and Charles (Joanna) Spears or West Monroe, La., two daughters; Brenda Spears (the late Carroll) Chance and Lisa Spears (John) Henley, both of Star City, brother; Albert Spears of Garland, Texas, two sisters; Gladys Ratliff and Lois Cummings, both of Pine Bluff, seven grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Funeral services are 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Griffin Funeral Chapel Bro. Larry Heird officiating. Visitation is 5-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial at Shady Grove Cemetery. Pallbearers are Chris Smithey, Franklin Ratliff, Wayne Brewer, David Spears, Brad McDaniel and Keith Kendrick. Honorary Pallbearers are Don Doss, Wayne Spears and Danny Ratliff. Arrangements by Griffin Funeral Service in Star City. Online guestbook at