Skip links

Jesse Julius Spivey Sr.


Jesse Julius Spivey Sr., 90, died Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice and LifeCare Center in Whiteville. He was the son of the late Alma Bass Spivey and Leo Spivey and the husband of the late Elsie Rae Barnes Spivey. He was also preceded in death by one son, Larry Martin Long; and two siblings, Hilda Merle Lanier and Eula Mae Spivey Moore.

He was a veteran of WWII, Korean War and Vietnam War serving his country honorably in the U.S. Navy for 23 years and was later employed by Pony Express formore than 10 years

Final rites were held Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017 at Worthington Funeral Home with Rev. Chip Hannah officiating. Interment was in Chadbourn Memorial Cemetery.

Survivors include five children, Karen Long Jernigan of Hallsboro, Robin Wand of Charlotte, Jesse J. Spivey Jr. and Denise Miller, both of Summerville, S.C. and Tara Wilkins of Shreveport, La.; 12 grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Reader Interactions

Community Events

april, 2018

26apr5:00 pm7:30 pmThe Senior PromColumbus County Department of Aging

26apr7:00 pm8:30 pmPaints, Camera...Action! Wine and Cheese ReceptionColumbus County Arts Council

27apralldayBBQ on the BluffDowntown Fair Bluff

27apr3:00 pm4:30 pmNature Play DayOutdoor Fun at The Museum of Natural Sciences in Whiteville

27apr7:00 pm10:00 pmFree Family Movie Night!Sponsored by SCC Student Government Association

28apr10:00 am4:00 pmSpring Parade and FestivalKelly, NC

28apr4:00 pm7:00 pmROC Tha Bloc ConcertFree Family Fun

06:3019:54 EDT
Feels like: 73°F
Wind: 5mph SW
Humidity: 57%
Pressure: 29.76"Hg
UV index: 5

Download Our App


Stay Connected

RSS National News (Via BBC News)