Jeremiah Spell, 37, of Deweyville, passed away Feb. 1.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 7, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. John Fortenberry, of Calvary Baptist Church in Deweyville and the Rev. Brad Bickham, of First Baptist Church in Deweyville. Burial will follow at Deweyville Cemetery.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m., Saturday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.
Born in Orange, on April 2, 1978, he was the son of George Spell and Leilani Jay (Rodrick) Strickland. Jeremiah enjoyed spending time with family, playing the guitar and singing with his son, Amos. He loved his family dearly and all of his nieces and nephews. Jeremiah was so full of life and left behind such great memories in the hearts of his many dear friends.
He was preceded in death by his nephew, Mason Slone and his grandfathers, Vernon Strickland and Charlie Peveto.
He is survived by his parents, Leilani Strickland and husband Shane and Tinker Spell and wife Brenda; son, Amos Spell; step-son, Jase Busby; grandparents, Jay and Scharlene Rodrick and Juanita Peveto, all of Deweville, Howard and Lucille Spell, of Starks and Tosca Narducci; siblings, Josh Spell and wife Kayla, Shayna Slone and husband Josh and Shaymus Strickland and wife Mysti, all of Deweyville, Leslie Spell, of Lake Charles, Nicole Palmer and husband Todd, of Orange and Keith Pearl and wife Stephanie and nieces and nephews, Jaxon Slone, Kinley Spell, Allie Palmer, Kyler, Bryley, McKinley, Ryder Strickland and Kaleb and Kai Pearl.
Serving as pallbearers will be Ricky Odom, Chad Sheppard, Levi Moore, Dustin Callahan, Bobby Bussell, Jason West, Blake Buxton, B.J. Jones, Mark McClain, Butch Brown, Wesley Lewis-Trahan, Jeff Terry, Shaun Fears, Charlie Laughlin, Slade Strickland, Bubba Powell, Roy Boy Collins, Daryl Griggs, Logan Moore and Kevin Hutson.
Honorary pallbearers are Shaymus Strickland, Josh Spell, Josh Slone, Keith Pearl and Jase Busby.