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Carol Joann (Snipes) Spears

September 24, 1965 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 56)


Carol Joann Spears, known as “Jody” to family and friends, passed away on Thursday, December 23, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy, OH. Jody was born on September 24th, 1965, in Troy, Ohio, to James Snipes of Troy and the late Cynthia McCulla Snipes.

Although Jody was shy by nature, she loved being out and about at concerts, fairs, and social gatherings.  She attended college and earned her bachelor's degree in education and her masters degree in counseling while raising two sons. She loved to read and was the best listener and shoulder to lean on.

She met Richard L. Spears Jr., whom she renamed Rich, in the spring of 2009. They were married on April 3rd, 2010, and spent almost twelve years together. She leaves behind her father, husband, two sons, Cody and Connor (Hailey), and two granddaughters, Mya and Charlotte, who were the light of her life; her brother, David (Cindy), nieces Hailee and Madeline, special friends Renee Naas, Brooke Larkins, Laura South, Erica Center and business partner Kathlyn Immel, as well as a host of cousins, friends, and former students.

A gathering of friends and family will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 in the Living Word Church, 926 E. National Road, Vandalia, Ohio from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.  There will be a memorial service at 1:00 p.m. in the church.

Suber-Shively Funeral Home, Fletcher, OH is serving the family.

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December 29, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Living Word Church (Vandalia, Ohio)

Memorial Service
December 29, 2021

1:00 PM
Living Word Church (Vandalia, Ohio)

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