Julia Keel Spivey

Born: Fri., Feb. 19, 1932
Died: Wed., Mar. 18, 2020


Graveside Service

11:00 AM Sat., Mar. 21, 2020
Location: Providence Baptist Church Cemetery


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Mrs. Julia Keel Spivey, age 88, of Lyons, died Wednesday afternoon March 18, 2020 after an extended illness. Julia was a native and a life-long resident of Toombs County. Julia was retired from Thomas & Betts and was Baptist by faith.

Julia is preceded in death by her husband, Bill Spivey; one sister, Jackie Thigpen; and one brother, Bill Keel.

Julia is survived by one son, Derwin Spivey of Lyons; four daughters, Shirley (Charles) Gillis of Tarrytown, Judy (Mike) Wiggins of Lyons, Connie (Granville) Morrison of Lyons, and Melanie (Terry) Wilkes of Lyons; one sister, Tiny Davis of Vidalia; and one sister in law, Barbara Keel of Lyons. Fourteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and a host of great friends at the oaks assisted living in Vidalia also survive.

Graveside Services for Mrs. Julia Keel Spivey will be held Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 11:00 am at the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery. Reverend Bill Black will be officiating.

Interment will follow.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Providence Baptist Church Cemetery fund, 982 Providence Church road, Lyons Ga 30436.

Ronnie L. Stewart Funeral Service Vidalia Chapel is in charge of arrangements.

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Barbara Keel
   Posted Thu March 19, 2020
This world lost a precious, wonderful lady. Our loss is Heaven's gain. I will miss you my Sweet Julia.

Linda B. Fountain
   Posted Thu March 19, 2020
Thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.

Jerry and Debbie Love
   Posted Thu March 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss. We are praying for all of you. May God bless all of you with his peace.

Genny Conley
   Posted Thu March 19, 2020
Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon her.
Requiescat in pace. Amen.

Donnie and Genny Conley

Ashisha Williams
   Posted Thu March 19, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Praying for peace and comfort. Love you all.

Paula Jones
   Posted Fri March 20, 2020
Shirley and Connie, I am sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.

Melissa Bennefield
   Posted Fri March 20, 2020

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Melanie, Terry, Terrell and Macy, Our deepest condolences to your family during this time. May God give you comfort and strength. Love Darrell and Melissa Bennefield


Randall & Sherri F. Cooper
   Posted Fri March 20, 2020
Praying God will give you peace and comfort in your time of sadness. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Sue Rustin Grisham
   Posted Fri March 20, 2020
Spivey Family, I am saddened to hear of your mother's passing. She raised a very sweet family. May you all find comfort in the many happy memories with her. God bless you all.

Joshua
   Posted Fri March 20, 2020
My thoughts are with Julia’s family. It is so painful to lose someone, yet no one else can really know all that you feel except our Heavenly Father. He knows and feels your pain. He calls death an enemy and promises to remove it forever, Isaiah 25:8 “And he will swallow up death forever…” He also promised to wake up all our loved ones, in the memorial tombs, from death (Isaiah 26:19). What joy it will be to see our loved ones again and to enjoy life as our Creator purposed (Psalms 145:16). I  hope these words give all of you comfort.

Wendy Cooper
   Posted Fri March 20, 2020
Thoughts and prayers

Sam & Marie Elliott
   Posted Fri March 20, 2020
Derwin, Shirley, Judy, Connie and Melanie and all the family, Sam and I send our condolences and are praying for your strength and comfort. Julia was a wonderful neighbor and friend. I know she will be missed. However, we are not as those without hope; we will see her again. May our Lord give His supernatural strength as you walk through this moment of your lives. We love you!

Linda Bell English
   Posted Fri March 20, 2020
Dear Spivey family, My love and prayers are with you as you mourn the loss of your precious mama. I always loved Ms. Julia and thought that she was so pretty! No wonder that all of you turned out to be so beautiful! Your parents were a stunning couple! I loved the good old days when we were neighbors. I pray that God will hold you close and comfort you as only He can do during this sad time. I love all of you and cherish our friendship. Country friends are the best! Linda

Patricia Blocker
   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for the family.

Jimmy and Julia Musgrove
   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.

Tony and Carol Brooks
   Posted Sat March 21, 2020
We are truly saddened to hear of the loss of your mother. May God bless you and comfort you in this time of grief.

ANGELA MORRISON DAVIS
   Posted Mon March 23, 2020
My thoughts and prayers for the family! Granny Spivey will be missed but heaven is sweeter with her there! Love you all!

Donna A Darley
   Posted Thu March 26, 2020
Dearest Spivey Family,
We were so sorry to hear of your beautiful, precious Mother's passing. She sure raised a fine and beautiful family. Our prayers are with you during this sad and difficult time. God bless you all.

Donna Ann and Al Darley

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