Katie Hemby Spears
October 27, 1933 – April 4, 2021
Ms. Katie Hemby Spears, age 87 of Birmingham, AL, passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021.
She is survived by her son Joseph A. Spears, Jr. (Beverly Nichols); daughters Susan Kay Stewart (Robert Stewart) and Carol Spears Chambless; grandson Joseph Alexander Spears; granddaughter Liliana Frances Chambless; brother Jack Hemby (Celeste Cole) of Huntsville, AL. She is preceded in death by his husband of 55 years Joseph Augustus Spears, Sr.
Born in Columbus, MS to the late Jack Hemby and Katie Colvin Hemby, she attended Mississippi University for Women. She worked at Brookwood Hospital for over 20 years and was a Charter Member of the Riverchase United Methodist Church created in 1980.
Public visitation will be at 1:00 – 1:30 pm, followed by the graveside service at 2:00 pm on Sunday, April 11, 2021. Visitation and burial will be held at Southern Heritage Funeral Home; 475 Cahaba Valley Road, Pelham, Alabama.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Southern Heritage Funeral Home
Southern Heritage Cemetery