H.L. Spain | 1924-2014

Published Saturday, August 23, 2014

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H.L. “Bill” Spain

H.L. “Bill” Spain, 90, of Alvord, died Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014, in Decatur.

Memorial service was Aug. 21 at First United Methodist Church of Alvord with the Revs. Sam Campbell, Veronica Greanead and Tom Merritt officiating.

Bill was born Feb. 23, 1924, in Fort Worth to Lowrey and Velma (Thomas) Spain. He married Betty Jean Ball May 31, 1946 in Decatur and retired from the U.S. Postal Service after more than 30 years of service.

He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Alvord. Bill served in the U.S. Marines.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Betty Spain; and brothers Marion Spain and Wayne Spain.

Survivors include his daughter, Cammy Terrell and husband, Kent, of Chico; grandsons Zach Terrell and wife, Emma, of Denton, and Tyler Terrell of Denton; and many other family members and friends.

One Response to “H.L. Spain”

  1. says:

    R.I.P. Bill, you were a true gentleman. It was a privilege and an honour
    to have known you, and to have enjoyed your company on numerous occasions at the Decatur Golf Club, when we lived in the USA. Our sincere condolences to your family for their loss. Our thoughts from across “The Pond” are with all your family and friends at this sad time.
    Richard and Patricia Burn.


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