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John Bob Spain

Born: 11/21/1910

Died: 5/18/2004

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

John Bob Spain, 93, passed away May 18, 2004, at Willis Knighton Pierremont after a brief illness. He was born November 21, 1910, in Duncan, Oklahoma, the son of Granger P. Spain and Lula M. Shelton Spain.

Mr. Spain was a retired gas distributor, a member of First Baptist Church in Vivian, Louisiana, and was a resident of Vivian for 55 years.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Geraldine Lankford.

Survivors include his wife of 75 years, Beatrice Spain, of Vivian; sons, Robert Spain and wife, Billie Ann, of Longview, Texas, Ronald Spain and wife, Bobbie, and Donald Spain and wife, Sondra, all of Gray, Texas; daughter, Ollie Terhune and husband, Steve, of Blanchard, Louisiana; sisters, Maude Bounds of Vivian and Christine Nelson of Bossier City, Louisiana; eleven grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

The family would like to express their special appreciation to the doctors and nurses at Willis Knighton Pierremont and North Caddo Medical Center for the care John Bob received during his illness.

John Bob Spain