(ROANOKE) The funeral service for Kathy L. Spears, 66, of Roanoke will be at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021, at Mt. Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Ricky Emery and Rev. Chad Benefield officiating. Burial will follow at Cedarwood Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church for one hour prior to services beginning at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 26.

Mrs. Spears passed away Tuesday, Sept. 22, at her home.

An Athens, Tenn., native, Mrs. Spears was born Dec. 20, 1954, the daughter of Frank and Phyllis Miller Brakebill. She was a member of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church and had been employed with Mohawk Industries for over 40 years.

Survivors include her two daughters, Stacy Barber of LaGrange, Ga., and Cassie Earl of Roanoke; two sons, Jason Benefield (Cindy) of Denver and Chad Benefield (Leslie) of Roxboro, N.C.; brother, Ken Brakebill (Rena) of Atlanta; 10 grandchildren (who affectionately called her "Nana"), Jared, Jordan, Micah, Cayden, Carter, Allie, Jackson, Hylee, Caleb and Isaac.

Memorials may be floral, or the family suggests contributions in her memory to Handley High School Band.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.quattlebaumfuneralhome.com.

Quattlebaum Funeral Home, Roanoke.

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