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Mary Katherine Ventress Spurlock
November 9, 1932 -
November 6, 2012

Visitation

November 8, 2012
5-8 p.m.

Service 

November 9, 2012
11 a.m.

Interment

Obituary

Funeral services for Mary Katherine Ventress Spurlock and Vernon Rogers Spurlock, of Fayetteville will be conducted Friday at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home Rev. Kirk Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Kelso Cemetery. Mr. and Mrs. Spurlock passed away on Tuesday at their residence.

Mrs. Spurlock a native of Lincoln County was the daughter of the late Cullum and Stella Pigg Ventress and was a homemaker. Mr. and Mrs. Spurlock were member of the Kelso Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Mr. Spurlock a native of Lincoln County was the son of the late Fred and Allie Mills Spurlock and a self-employed mail contractor. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy serving in the Korean Conflict.

Survivors include two sons, Roger Spurlock and wife Clara of Fayetteville , Lanny Spurlock and wife Melissa of Fayetteville, grandchildren Mary Beth Seals, Blair Spurlock, Joseph Spurlock, Evan Spurlock, Rianne Spurlock, Cullum Spurlock and Meghan Sullenger all of Fayetteville, great-grandchildren Cason Seals, Madeline Seals, Kiana Buchanan, Kyliah Simpson. Mr. Spurlock is survived by three sisters Dot Gray of New Market, Belle Gray New Market and Wilma Bedwell of Shelbyville, and one brother Glen Spurlock of Fayetteville. Mrs. Spurlock is survived by two brothers Joe Ventress of Big Cove, AL, and Larry Ventress of Fayetteville. T.hey were preceded in death by a child Kathe Flo Spurlock, a sister Betty Tipps and by a brother Paul Ventress.

Visitation with the family will be Thursday evening 5-8 p.m. At Higgins Funeral Home.

The family request memorials be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association.

Video Services

13 Comments

  1. Jeff Smith

    Lanny…

    I was shocked and saddened to see the notice of your parent’s passing. I lost my father two days later, on November 8, and I know how tough this can be. I know you adored your parents, and I hope you find solace in the memories of your time with them. Hoping the best for you.

    Jeff

    Reply
  2. roger & lisa whitworth

    roger, we are sorry to hear about you parents, may god be with you at this time, and days ahead may god blessed you and the family & comfort you.

    Reply
  3. Jennifer Wilcox

    I am so sorry to hear of your terrible loss. Life doesn’t always make sense, but God is always good. I’ll be keeping y’all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  4. Stan & Linda Jean

    So sorry to hear of the loss of Mary Katherine. She was a very sweet lady, who always had a smile. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of the family.

    Reply
  5. Debbie Gentry Miahnahri

    Roger, Lanny, Larry, Marybeth and Families,

    I so sorry to hear about the passing of your loved ones. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you now and in the days ahead. May God Bless each and everyone of you

    Reply
  6. Willow Deen McGehee

    Larry, Sharron, & families, We are so sorry for the loss of your loved ones. They were really great people to talk with. I always enjoyed our talks so much. I went to school with Mary Katherine. She was always such a caring person even as a young girl then. You are a strong & loving family & you will be there for each other in your time of sorrow. Our prayers & thoughts are with each of you. Trust in the Lord & he will see you through now & the days ahead. God Bless Each of You, Willie C & Willow Deen McGehee, Billy McGehee, Mary & Teresa Partin

    Reply
  7. Floyd and Imogene Cartwright

    Roger, Lanny, Larry and all family members, we are saddemed over the loss of two wonderful people. Our hearts go out to each and every family member, as we know how very much they will be missed by all that knew them.

    Prayers are with you now and will be as you go through this difficult time in your life. May your wonderful memories help ease the pain of losing someone so dear.

    God Bless,
    Floyd and Imogene

    Reply
  8. Diane D. Buchanan

    To the Family,

    We are deeply sorry for the tragic loss of both Vernon and Mary Katherine. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

    They were both highly regarded and respected by our community. May God Bless and Comfort You.

    Reply
  9. Andrea and Randy Delap

    We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your parents and grandparents. Your family will be in our prayers.

    Reply
  10. Sue Cary

    Dear Spurlock Family,

    I am so sorry to hear of this tragic loss of two wonderful people. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God’s love and comfort be with you now and in the days ahead.

    Reply
  11. Diana McBay

    May beautiful memories of lives shared linger and the shadow of pain be lessened each passing day…God bless you and your family in this double time of loved ones lost…

    Reply
  12. Peggy G. Bevels

    To the Family,

    I want to express my sincere sympathy for your tragic loss. Mary Katherine was such a warm, loving person and I know she will be greatly missed.

    I hope your memories of both Vernon and Mary Katherine will help sustain you during this very difficult time.

    May God Bless and Comfort You.

    Reply
  13. Dennie. And. Betty Jo massey

    Larry. And. Family may. Gods. Blessings. Be. With you in the loss of. Your love one. You. Are in. Our prayers

    Reply

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13 Comments

  1. Jeff Smith

    Lanny…

    I was shocked and saddened to see the notice of your parent’s passing. I lost my father two days later, on November 8, and I know how tough this can be. I know you adored your parents, and I hope you find solace in the memories of your time with them. Hoping the best for you.

    Jeff

    Reply
  2. roger & lisa whitworth

    roger, we are sorry to hear about you parents, may god be with you at this time, and days ahead may god blessed you and the family & comfort you.

    Reply
  3. Jennifer Wilcox

    I am so sorry to hear of your terrible loss. Life doesn’t always make sense, but God is always good. I’ll be keeping y’all in my thoughts and prayers.

    Reply
  4. Stan & Linda Jean

    So sorry to hear of the loss of Mary Katherine. She was a very sweet lady, who always had a smile. Our thoughts & prayers are with all of the family.

    Reply
  5. Debbie Gentry Miahnahri

    Roger, Lanny, Larry, Marybeth and Families,

    I so sorry to hear about the passing of your loved ones. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you now and in the days ahead. May God Bless each and everyone of you

    Reply
  6. Willow Deen McGehee

    Larry, Sharron, & families, We are so sorry for the loss of your loved ones. They were really great people to talk with. I always enjoyed our talks so much. I went to school with Mary Katherine. She was always such a caring person even as a young girl then. You are a strong & loving family & you will be there for each other in your time of sorrow. Our prayers & thoughts are with each of you. Trust in the Lord & he will see you through now & the days ahead. God Bless Each of You, Willie C & Willow Deen McGehee, Billy McGehee, Mary & Teresa Partin

    Reply
  7. Floyd and Imogene Cartwright

    Roger, Lanny, Larry and all family members, we are saddemed over the loss of two wonderful people. Our hearts go out to each and every family member, as we know how very much they will be missed by all that knew them.

    Prayers are with you now and will be as you go through this difficult time in your life. May your wonderful memories help ease the pain of losing someone so dear.

    God Bless,
    Floyd and Imogene

    Reply
  8. Diane D. Buchanan

    To the Family,

    We are deeply sorry for the tragic loss of both Vernon and Mary Katherine. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time.

    They were both highly regarded and respected by our community. May God Bless and Comfort You.

    Reply
  9. Andrea and Randy Delap

    We were so sorry to hear of the loss of your parents and grandparents. Your family will be in our prayers.

    Reply
  10. Sue Cary

    Dear Spurlock Family,

    I am so sorry to hear of this tragic loss of two wonderful people. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God’s love and comfort be with you now and in the days ahead.

    Reply
  11. Diana McBay

    May beautiful memories of lives shared linger and the shadow of pain be lessened each passing day…God bless you and your family in this double time of loved ones lost…

    Reply
  12. Peggy G. Bevels

    To the Family,

    I want to express my sincere sympathy for your tragic loss. Mary Katherine was such a warm, loving person and I know she will be greatly missed.

    I hope your memories of both Vernon and Mary Katherine will help sustain you during this very difficult time.

    May God Bless and Comfort You.

    Reply
  13. Dennie. And. Betty Jo massey

    Larry. And. Family may. Gods. Blessings. Be. With you in the loss of. Your love one. You. Are in. Our prayers

    Reply

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