The Union Recorder

October 19, 2013

Clarence Webster Spivey Jr. obit, Oct. 19, 2013

Clarence Webster Spivey Jr. obit


The Union-Recorder

MILLEDGEVILLE — Funeral services for Clarence Webster Spivey Jr., 92, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013, at First Christian Church with interment to follow at Northview Cemetery. The Rev. Billy Glosson will officiate.

Mr. Spivey was born on June 4, 1921, in Baldwin County. He was the son of the late Clarence Webster and Mary Bellah Paschel Spivey.

He has lived in Dublin since 1955. He was self-employed as a plumbing and heating contractor. He was a veteran of World War II having served with the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the First Christian Church and was a Mason.

Mr. Spivey passed away on Oct. 17, 2013, at Fairview Park Hospital.

"Webb" was an avid golfer. He loved his golfing buddies. He loved to play his saxophone and wrote two beautiful songs for his beloved Frances.

He was a wonderful cook and taught cooking to his grandchildren. He was a grand and colorful character much loved by all who knew him.

Mr. Spivey is survived by his loving wife, Frances Martin Spivey of Dublin; two daughters, Catherine Johnston of Gray and Madelyn Johnson of Elberton; a brother, Bernard Spivey of Milledgeville; and three grandchildren, Alan Johnson, Hiller Crook and Suzanne Johnson Barnett; and three great-grandchildren, Will Faircloth, Johnson Barnett, and Spivey Lyn Barnett.

Pallbearers will be Woodrow Thomas "Trey" Spivey III, Phillip Bernard Spivey, Grant Rowe, Grady B. Pennington, John Lawrence Hall and Wendall Thigpen.

The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, at the funeral home.

Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory/Dublin Chapel has charge of funeral arrangements.

To sign the online register book please visit www.stanleyfuneralhome.com or call the 24-hour Stanley Funeral Home and Crematory obituary line at 478-272-0106 to hear the latest funeral updates.