Funeral services for Mrs. Billie W. Spivey, 91, of Cookeville, TN,
will be held at 10 A.M. on Saturday, February 8, 2020, at
Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Rob Draper Memorial Cemetery in
the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 5 P.M. – 8 P.M.,
and again on Saturday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Thursday, February 6, 2020, at her
She was born September 12, 1928, in Gainesboro, TN, to the
late Herman Amos Williford and Lillie Mary Jane Dodson
Williford. She was married to the late Ben J. Spivey, who
passed away February 2, 2004. She was an accountant at
General Telephone Co., a master quilter, and enjoyed cooking.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 2 Sisters: Naoma Williford and Melissa Williford; 1
Brother: Ralph Williford; and 1 Nephew: Danny Williford.
Survivors include 1 Son: Steven B. (Georgia) Spivey of
Cookeville, TN; 1 Daughter: Donna (Larry) Lindstrom of
Cookeville, TN; 8 Grandchildren; 20 Great Grandchildren; and
1 Great Great Grandchild.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s
Hospital by contacting the funeral home.
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