Obituary

Denise Ann Spears

Age 69, a resident of Fayetteville, Arkansas, passed away Thursday, July 2, 2020 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. She was born November 1, 1950 in Muskogee, Oklahoma, the daughter of Gene and Patricia Goines.

She loved riding her motorcycle, cooking, bowling, softball, and quilting. She was known to many as Nana. She worked many years as a secretary at Farmington Schools and recently as a Lunch Lady at Williams Elementary in Farmington.

She was preceded in death by her daughter Jamie Spears, and her parents.

She is survived by her husband of 50 years, James Spears; daughter Deanne Drain and her husband David; daughter Melanie Higgs and her husband Adam; brother Kenneth Goines and his wife Barbara; sister-in-law Lynda Brumley; grandchildren Amber Drain, Colby Drain, Alyssa Richert and her husband Brandon, Nikki Hoodenpyle and her husband Gabe, Kaci Drain, and Tyler Higgs; great grandchildren Trista and Trinity Doss, Treyshawn, Austin, and Isaiah Drain, Grayson Hoodenpyle; numerous nieces, nephews and friends; Extended Family Bill and Charlene McCandless, Zahn and Tamara Lewis, and little brother David Pearson; McDonald's Family; Farmington School Family; Her beloved yorkie Darby.

Viewing will be Sunday afternoon from 1:00-5:00 p.m. at Luginbuel Funeral Home.

Funeral service will be held 9:30 AM Monday, July 6th, 2020, at Mt. Comfort Cemetery in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Funeral Service

9:30 am
Mt. Comfort Cemetery
Visitation

1:00 pm
Luginbuel Funeral Home
Final Resting Place
General

Nov 1, 1950

Jul 2, 2020

69

Tributes

James and family, so sorry to hear about the passing of Denise. Very special lady, enjoyed very much looking through the various pictures on line. Will miss her greatly at the Razorbacks Basketball games. Hope to see you soon after this COVID slows down, take care. Ron Roberts
Ron Roberts - Friend
James, so sorry to hear of Denise's passing. She was a wonderful, sweet lady! ? Some of my fondest memories are on motorcycle rides with you two and the rest of the motorcycle group! Extra Special prayers for you and your daughters and little Darby! With your good friends and family you will make it through. Much Love ? Kimberly S. (ask Charlene)
Kimberly Spickelmier - Friend
James, you both were always there for my parents. My mom is heartbroken about Denise's passing. Our prayers are with you and your family. May peace be with you and light perpetual shine upon Denise.
Pam Millican - Friend
Due to my own situation at this time, unable to attend. I saw Denise a few times after retirement. She seemed to be having the time of her life. Thankful she had some time to pursue her interests. May God and the memories bring you comfort in the days ahead.
Betty Williams - Friend
James I’m so sorry to hear about Denise ... she was a hell of a softball player. An I know a wonderful wife and mother . Pat would always enjoy talking with y’all at McDonald’s . Life takes Us down sudden turns that are hard to navigate . God be with you to help with your sadness. Karen Adams
Karen Adams - Softball friend
James I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of Denise. I really enjoyed working with her and her friendship. She was a sweet lady. You and your family are in my prayers.
Darla Garrison - Friend
Funeral Service

9:30 am
Mt. Comfort Cemetery
Visitation

1:00 pm
Luginbuel Funeral Home
Final Resting Place
General

Nov 1, 1950

Jul 2, 2020

69