, Muskogee, OK

June 18, 2013

Steven Spears


— Steven Lee Spears, age 23 of Gore, passed from this life to Heaven on Friday, June 14th. He was born Jan 27th, 1990 in Tahlequah, OK to Steven Paul and Jo Ann Buttery Spears. He was the loving oldest brother of Joseph Tyler Spears and Dalton Riley Spears, both of the home.

Steven attended Muldrow High School where he was a member of the football team from 7th-11th grades. He graduated from Gore High School in 2009 and was a member of the football team. He was an apprentice in the Ironworkers Local Union 584.

Steven was known by his family as a gentle, kindhearted, and loving boy who always put others before himself. He and his family are members of Notchietown Baptist Church of Gore.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents Delmer and Kathy Webster Buttery of Gore, maternal great-grandparents Red and Beulah Dunn of Vian and Bill and Pearl Buttery of Gore, and paternal great-grandparents O.L. and Junie Spears of Gore and Jim and Frances Hefley of Webbers Falls.

He is survived by his parents, Steve and Jo Ann of the home, brothers Joey and Dalton of the home, paternal grandparents Orville and Lahoma Spears of Gore, aunts Denise Spears Roddy of Bixby and Leanne Spears of Glenpool, uncles Donnie Buttery and wife Janetta of Salina, KS, and Scott Spears of Los Angeles, CA., and cousins Grant and Kate Roddy of Bixby, and Quintin and Donavon Zanecnik of Salina, KS.

Services will be held at First Baptist Church of Gore on Thursday, June 20th at 1 pm with Rev. Tim Beam of Notchietown Baptist officiating. Burial will follow at Box Cemetery in Vian under the direction of Agent Mallory Martin Funeral Home of Gore.