Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)

February 17, 2013

Joan Robinson Spears 1923-2013

Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel
The Independent

CARNEY POINTS, N.J. — Joan Robinson Spears, 89, of Carney Points, N.J., formerly of Ashland, died Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at the residence of her daughter.

Joan was born Sept. 17, 1923, in Pikeville, a daughter of the late Jay and Minnie Damron Robinson. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Bruce Spears; a son, Lloyd Bruce Spears; and brothers, Carl Robinson, and Truman Robinson.

Mrs. Spears was a cashier for many years with the Kroger Company in Ft. Wright and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include her daughter, Carol Sue Harding and husband Wally of Carneys Points, N.J.; grandchildren, Jay Allen Spears of Smithfield, Todd Harding of Carney Points and  Tammy Lynn of Chesapeake, Va.; and four great-grandchildren.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, at  Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel in Ashland by Brother Tom Stephens. Burial will follow in the Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.

Friends may call after noon on Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 1480 Carter Avenue, Ashland, KY 41101

Condolences may be left for the family at steenfuneralhome.com.