Freda M. (White) Spears

Freda M. (White) Spears, 84, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, was born in Texas County, Missouri, on December 3, 1925. She passed away in Lee’s Summit on January 19, 2010.

Freda worked for Shawnee Mission Hospital from 1968 to 1988.

On May 21, 1949, she was united in marriage to Jack Spears in Grace Baptist Church.

She loved to play all types of games, cards and dominoes. She loved her family, life at John Knox, and KU basketball.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Spears; a sister, Gloria White; three brothers, Cecil, Keith and Gary White; and her father and mother, Jim and Goldie (Rimel) White.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sue and Steve Lawrence; her son and daughter-in-law, Sam and Marsha Spears; five grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Jack and Joan White; a sister-in-law, Pauline White; and nephews Danny, Bobby and Marc White and their wives.

Services were at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 23, 2010, with Rev. Glen Murray officiating. Interment was in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool, Missouri.

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