Gracie Verneal Lowe Spear, daughter of the late Marion Goldsmith and Alice Stokes Goldsmith, was born Jan. 31, 1924 in Piggott, Ark., and departed this life Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 at the age of 86 years and 3 days.
She was a member of Southside Baptist Church in Kennett.
Gracie married Ray Lowe who preceded her in death. Later she married Thomas Spear who preceded her in death.
Survivors include four sons, Donnie and Debbie Lowe, of Dyersburg, Tenn., Billy and Deborah Lowe of Kennett, Jimmy Lowe, of Kennett, and Terry and Phyllis Lowe, of Kennett; two daughters, Alice Adams, of Sparks, Nev., and Donna Williams, of Bakersfield, Calif.; 17 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren, and other relatives and many friends.
She was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters.
Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to service time at 2 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 7, at McDaniel Funeral Home Chapel in Kennett with Reverend Johnny Bogle officiating.
Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.
Pallbearers are Donnie Lowe, Billy Lowe, Jimmy Lowe, Terry Lowe, Cody Lowe and Travis Blue.
Honorary pallbearers are Ken Jones, Jeffery Rice and Brent Rice.