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June 9, 2017 at 5:00 a.m.


Graveside services for Willie L. “Billy” Spells, 84, of Rocky Branch, Louis-iana, will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Harper Springs Miss-ionary Baptist Church Cemetery in Huttig. Officiating will be the Rev. Ricky Watts.

He was born on April 16, 1933 in Litroe, Louisiana, and passed away on June 8, 2017 in Farmerville, Louisiana.

He was preceded in death by his parents, J.M. and Hattie Mae McCuller Spells; grandson, Brett Allen Spells; brothers, Ernest Gene, Jimmie Aulton Sr., and John Henry Spells; and wife, Rose Littles Spells.

Survivors include his wife, Allene Darden Spells of Rocky Branch; sons, James Michael and wife, Teri Spells, of Madill, Oklahoma, and Gregory Spells of Marion, Louisiana; grandsons, Aaron and wife, Emma, Jason and Thornton; granddaughters, Meagan, Mallorie, and Stormy; great-granddaughters, Avaleigh and Zoey; step-daughters, Karen and husband, Dickie Patterson, and Sharon Massie; nieces, nephews and extended family.

The family wishes to thank his special angel, Tina Spells.

Mr. Billy served in U.S. Navy, Korean War and retired from Georgia Pacific in Crossett, and served as a volunteer firefighter. Visitation will be held from 4 until 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 10, 2017 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home, Farmerville.

Online condolence messages may be sent to the family www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.


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