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Saturday June 12th, 2021

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Rosa Spears

Mrs. Rosa Lee Townsend Spears, daughter of the late Jake Townsend and Annie Green Townsend was born July 6, 1948 in Florence, South Carolina. She departed this life on Tuesday, June 8, 2021.

Rosa attended the Public Schools of Florence County and Paine College in Augusta, Georgia, where she received a Degree in Business Administration.

Rosa was employed with Attorney Mordeci Johnson until his demise then she joined the team at Florence Legal Services.

At an early age, Rosa professed her faith in Jesus Christ and joined Greater Saint Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, in Claussen Community, where she was a dedicated member. During the last decade she served faithfully as a member of Majority Missionary Baptist Church in Florence, South Carolina and held the position of Financial Secretary.

Rosa enjoyed organizing gatherings and spending time with family and friends.

In 1978, Rosa was united in holy matrimony to John F. Spears, her devoted husband.

Rosa’s beautiful life will forever be cherished in the lives of her husband, John F. Spears; a daughter, Phalonia Nicole “Nikki” Mobley; a stepson, Johnathan Ryan Spears; a stepdaughter, Beverly Hicks; a son-in-law, Jerry Arnaz Mobley; four grandchildren, Rashad Spears, Jerry Mobley, Jr., Sandra Mobley and Jaquesha Adams; three great grandchildren, Arianna Nicole Spears, Kaiden Mobley, and Zoey Campbell; three sisters, Roberta (Maxie) McCants, Harriet (George) Briggs, and Julia (Jackie) Delaine; and a host of devoted nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.

Rosa Lee Townsend Spears will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Please keep the family of Rosa T. Spears in your thoughts and prayers.

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Cousin Rosa I will always remember you as a "true Southern Belle". Praying for the family during this time of bereavement. Cousin Sheila

Sheila Townsend/Sullivan Jul 5 2021 8:53 PM

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Audrey Davis Jul 5 2021 11:16 AM

2 photos were added for Rosa Spears

Ms. Audrey Davis & Dr. Lurma Swinney Jul 5 2021 11:14 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosa Spears

Donna McCall Jun 29 2021 1:43 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosa Spears

Charles Pearson Jun 15 2021 3:31 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosa Spears

Angie Frederick Jun 14 2021 10:55 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosa Spears

Gloria A. Bacote Jun 12 2021 10:09 PM

My prayers and condolences are with the family of the late Rosa Townsend Spears. May God continue to hold you in His loving arms.
Martha Thompson
Augusta, GA

Martha Thompson Jun 12 2021 9:54 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosa Spears

Valerie Harley Cusack Jun 12 2021 3:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Rosa Spears.

Dr. Wanda Fernandopulle Jun 12 2021 2:07 PM

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