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.