SALEMBURG — Mr. James Bertice Spell, 81, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019, at his home.
The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at Union Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. Paul Honeycutt and the Rev. W.O. Reiber officiating. Burial will follow in the Spell Cemetery, Dunn Road, Roseboro.
Mr. Spell was a native of Sampson County, the son of Lester Frank and Iruthie Warren Spell. He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Margaret Spell Walker; and brother, Lonnie Wilbert Spell. He was a farmer.
He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Royal Spell of the home; son, James M. “Mike” Spell and wife, Janice of Salemburg; daughter, Shari S. Hall and husband, Irvin Hall Jr. of Salemburg; sister, Brownie C. Spell and husband, DK of Clinton; three grandchildren, Kelly L. Spell, Shannon S. New and Madison G. Hall; two great-grandchildren, MaryBeth and Brooke New; four step grandchildren and three step great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 at Butler Funeral Home in Roseboro and at other times at the home.
Services entrusted to Butler Funeral Home, 401 W. Roseboro St., Roseboro.