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“Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: james gossett - cairo, GA

“Frank & Beth, I am so sorry for your loss. Know that you are wrapped in the love of your Lord and lots of family and friends. ”
2 of 11 | Posted by: Teri & Charles Gainey - GA

“We send our condolences to you all. We did not know Mr. Spires but have the privilege of knowing Frank, Jr. and his family. He leaves a great...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Archie & Glenda Hatcher - GA

“Thinking of you all at this time. Mr. Frank was a great person and our family loved him. My dad "Ray White" thought the world of him. Now they are...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Tammy - Pavo, GA

“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Just remember all the good times you had over the years. We certainly enjoyed our visits with him...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Hazel Jones - Tallahassee, FL

“Thinking of you and your families. Frank was a good friend and I enjoyed our visits. I will miss him. Jimmy Carter Sr. and family ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jimmy Carter Sr. - Thomasville, GA

“Frank Spires was a good friend of mine and of many other people. We were in Lions Club together about thirty years ago. I taught Frank, Jr. at...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Ralph Fudge - Thomasville, GA

“May the Lord give you strength in this time of sorrow. Mary and I will keep ya'll in our prayors. ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Andy Maxwell - Boston, GA

“We are deeply saddened by the news about Uncle Frank. We are so very sorry for your loss. This must be very difficult for you. We will always...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Ken and Lorraine Deem - Rogers, OH

“I was blessed to have suck an amazing papa. He was always so funny and loved loved his family!! I love you papa and will miss you with entire heart. ”
10 of 11 | Posted by: Daisy Spires Smith - Thomasville, GA

“I'm sooo sorry about your Dad passing . He is the last of the COOT & MARY's Children, My Mama's baby brother. Rest in peace W/ Gracie . ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Joni (Dolly) Houston - FL


Services for Frank Spires, Sr, 78 of Thomasville will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, September 1, 2012 at Allen & Allen Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Glenn Deaver will officiate and interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens. Mr. Spires grandsons will serve as pallbearers. Mr. Spires passed away August 30, 2012 at Archbold Hospital. Born June 3, 1934 in Thomasville, he was the son of the late Thomas H. Spires and Mary Spires. He was married to Gracie Buckins Spires who preceded him in death. He was the owner of Spires Motor Company and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Mr. Spires was very active in the Thomasville Lions Club, where he served as President. He was also an active member of the Thomas County Central Booster Club. He is survived by his children, Frank Spires, Jr and wife Beth, Mary Ann Harwood and husband Andy and Linda Rish and husband Kenneth all of Thomasville; grandchildren, Chris Harwood and wife Keli, Jennifer Lewis and husband Nick, Daisy Spires Smith and husband Clay, Christy Spires Vafias and husband Tommy, Hollie Rish Rosser and husband Bo and April Rish; great-grandchildren, Austin Ragan, Brianna Ragan, Laney Smith, Gavin Harwood and Mady Starling, Kaitlyn Lewis, Nicholas Lewis, Chip Rosser, Eliza Rosser, Henry Rosser, Landon Gracson Spires, Joe Kyler Vafias, Chance Vafias, Haley Vafias and Mena Smith. The family will receive friends 7-9 pm, Friday, August 31, 2012 at Allen & Allen Funeral Home. Guests may sign the online register at www.allenfh.com

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