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Earl Jackson Spivey, Sr.: Loris

    Earl Jackson Spivey, Sr. of Loris died Thursday, Oct. 3. He was 88.
    Born Dec. 14, 1924, in Tabor City, he was a son of the late Victor Grantham Spivey and the late Retha Prince Spivey. He was a farmer and retired rural letter carrier, an active member of Gideons International and Loris Rescue Squad, and an active member and leader of Loris First Baptist Church.
    He was was predeceased by his wife, Eloise Elliott Spivey; four brothers, Edward Spivey, Wendell Spivey, Robert Spivey, and Richard Spivey; and one grandson.
    Survivors include two brothers, Herman Spivey and Donald Spivey; and  five children, Dr. Patricia S. Piver, Amy S. Hardwick, Rev. Earl J. Spivey, Scarlet S. Ellis, and Jean Ellen S. Lumston; 15 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
    Funeral services were planned for 3 pm. Saturday, Oct. 5, at Loris First Baptist Church with Dr. Jim Mezick officiating. Burial was to follow in Twin City Memorial Gardens.
    Visitation will planned for the hour preceding the funeral, at the church.
    Memorials may be made to Loris First Baptist Church, 3117 Main Street, Loris, SC 29569; Gideons International, P. O. Box 93, Loris, SC 29569; or Mercy Hospice, 8216 Devon Court, Myrtle Beach, SC 29572.
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