Tammie Elizabeth Spears, 58, of Wayton, died at Cox South in Springfield, Missouri, Wednesday, Dec. 9 (2020). Funeral service will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 12, at Wayton Freewill Baptist Church with Pastor Tony Taylor officiating. Burial will follow at Wayton Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service beginning at 1 p.m. Arrangements under the direction of Coffman Funeral Home of Harrison.
The daughter of the late William Kendall Hickman, Sr., and Lee Frances (Lewis) Hickman was born in Dallas, Texas on January 22, 1962. Tammie moved to Newton County in 2009 from Midlothian, Texas, and was a member of Wayton Freewill Baptist Church. She was a proud citizen of the Chickasaw Nation.
She was preceded in death by a brother, Kendall and a grandson, Max Spears.
Tammie is survived by her husband, Bernie Spears; her daughter, Kina Lasater and her step-children, Jan Romero, Rich Spears and Roger Spears; four brothers, Wendall, Thomas, Billy and Shayne; two sisters, Shanon and Leeanne and three grandchildren.
Pallbearers are Billy Hickman, Thomas Hickman, William Hickman, Jacob Hickman, Lloyd Lewis and Wendall Hickman.