James "Sonny" Elliot Spears

December 23, 1929 ~ May 10, 2019 (age 89)


James "Sonny"  Elliot Spears, 89, of Fayetteville, died Friday, May 10, 2019. 

Sonny was a retired sales associate at Belk and a member of Snyder Memorial Baptist Church

Funeral services will be held Tuesday, May 14, 2019 at 1 p.m. at Jernigan-Warren Chapel. Burial will follow in Lafayette Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Tuesday, from 12-1 p.m. prior to the services at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home. 

Sonny was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Julian Spears; brothers, Boyd Spears, William Spears; Sisters, Sarah Geddie and Mary Whitmer.

He is survived by his son, Julian Spears and wife, Lisa; daughter, Teresa Schonert and husband, Ralph; sister, Lillian Darby; grandchildren, Heather Spears, Scott Schonert,. Sarah Schonert Rieveschl and husband Dr. Bankston Rieveschl, Molly  Schonert, Lt. Col. Jason DeSoto, Christina Leach and husband, Dr. Brian Leach; and 11 great grandchildren.

Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home 545 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, NC 28301

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May 14, 2019

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Celebration of Life
May 14, 2019

1:00 PM
Jernigan Warren Chapel
545 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301

May 14, 2019

2:00 PM
Lafayette Memorial Park
2301 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

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