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John "Bill" Spell

September 30, 1927 ~ October 26, 2018 (age 91)

John “Bill” Spell, age 91, of Baxley died Friday, October 26, 2018 at Appling Healthcare System.

Mr. Spell was born September 30, 1927 in Appling County to the late James Kazell Spell and the late Nora Magdaline Knight Spell.  He was a member of Baxley Church of God and was the former owner of Spell Bee Company.   

Survivors include his wife of 68 years, Hilda Jean Spell of Baxley; four daughters & sons in law, Jeanette Tillman of Brunswick, Linda & Billy Wayne Sellers, Michelle Spell and Amy & Kelly Carter all of Baxley; two sons & daughters in law, Gerald & Aleta Spell of Valdosta and Steven & Jeanne Spell of Baxley; a brother & sister in law, Darvin & Wilma Spell of Baxley; fifteen grandchildren, twenty-eight great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren also survive.  

Funeral services will be held Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. at the Baxley Church God with Rev. Lamar Lee, Rev. Rick Brown, Rev. Benji McReady, and Rev. David Barber officiating.

Interment will follow in Friendship Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be Andrew Spell, Nathaniel Spell, Jonathan Spell, Eric White, Caleb Carter, Josh Barber, Dalton Brannen, Luke  Langlois & Conner White.

Visitation will be Saturday evening, 6-8 p.m., at Baxley Church of God.

Remembrances may be made to American Cancer Society.

Arrangements are under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.

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