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Eloise Thurman Spivey

August 12, 1919 ~ May 20, 2018 (age 98)


Eloise Thurman Spivey, age 98, of Douglas, GA passed away on Sunday May 20, 2018 at her residence following an extended illness. Mrs. Spivey was born on August 12, 1919 in Coffee County, GA the daughter of the late Boyce Thurman and Lollie Mae Traynham Thurman.

Mrs. Spivey was owner of Eloise Beauty Salon and was a member of the First Baptist Church, Douglas, GA. She also worked at CRMC as a pink lady.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Spivey and two sons, Jerry Allen Spivey and James Calvin Spivey.

Survivors include two sisters, Joyce Gillis of Nicholls, GA and Betty Burke and husband Horace of Broxton, GA; brother, Bobby Thurman of Swainsboro, GA; five grandchildren, Chad Spivey and wife Leigh, Marci Hoffman and husband Gabe, Candi Young and husband Glenn, Ja Spivey and wife Melinda, Cadley Spivey and wife Sadie; fourteen great grandchildren, Josiah Hoffman, J.J. Hoffman, Karis Hoffman, Felicity Hoffman, Taylor Burch, Miles Young, Luke Spivey, Cameron Young, Reagan Young, Madison Young, Rylan Spivey, Caiden Spivey, Sarah Spivey and Daniel Spivey; daughter-in-law, Sue Lewis Spivey of Douglas, GA.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday May 23, 2018 at 2:00pm at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Shep Johnson and Rev. Ed Lycett officiating. Mrs. Spivey will lie-in-state at the church on Wednesday from 1:00pm to 2:00pm. The interment will follow at Douglas City Cemetery. The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at Sims Funeral Home.

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Sims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.      

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