Funeral services for Mrs. Viola Hall Spivey, 92, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 10 A.M. on Wednesday,
June 8, at Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in
the Hall Family Cemetery in the Big Bottom community of
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 4 – 8 P.M. and
Wednesday from 9 A.M. until time of services at Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home.
Mrs. Spivey passed away on Saturday, June 4, 2005, at Life
Care Center of Sparta in Sparta, Tennessee.
She was born July 18, 1912, in Jackson County to the late
Simpson Hall and Ada McGlasson Hall. On June 13, 1928,
she was married to the late Otha E. Spivey, who passed away
on August 25, 2003.
Mrs. Spivey was the co-owner and operator of Spivey’s Radio &
TV, later known as Gainesboro CATV, Inc. She was a member
of the Church of Christ.
Mrs. Spivey was preceded in death by 1 Son: Otha E. Spivey,
Jr.; 1 Grandson: William Loyd (Bill) Walker, Jr.; 1 Son-in-Law:
Joe Messick; 6 Brothers: Landon Hall, Willie Hall, Carlos Hall,
Bedford Hall, Guy Hall, and Rudolph Hall; and 4 Sisters:
Martha Bailey, Leona Moss, Clio Rogers, and Edna Lovelady.
Survivors include 1 Son: Dwight Spivey of Gainesboro, TN; 2
Daughters and 1 Son-in-Law: Faye & Coy Ragland of
Gainesboro, TN; Sue Messick of Murfreesboro, TN; 5
Grandchildren: Linda Jackson, Michael Ragland, Jeff Spivey,
Kimberly Stafford, and Jennifer Spivey; 9 Great-
Grandchildren: Joey Wade, Dana Robinson, Scott Wade,
Andrea and Alyssa Stafford, Dustin and Lacy Ragland, Kaylia
Spivey, and Kelli Walker; 5 Great-Great Grandchildren:
Daniel and Tiffany Robinson, Hope and Olivia Wade, and
Peyton Barlow. Several nieces, nephews, other relatives, and
friends also survive.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
Pallbearers: Jeff Spivey, Michael Ragland, Joey Wade, Dustin
Ragland, Daniel Robinson, & Jason Anderson
Memorial donations may be made to the Hall Family Cemetery
by contacting Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
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