Minnie Pearl Spearman, 77 of Gardena, California, passed away June 14, 2021. She was born August 12, 1943 the daughter of Carlo and Esien Wade. She was born in Battiest, Oklahoma and made her home in California in 1967. She married Larry Spearman on April 1, 1972 at Lawndale, California. She was affiliated with the First Southern Baptist Church and Gardena Presbyterian Church in California.
Minnie loved to play bingo every Monday evening with her group of friends. She enjoyed family gatherings and always tried to come home for a visit every November and May. She loved her grandkids and watching them in their activities brought her great joy.
Minnie was strong-willed yet quiet, short but to the point, caring, giving and will greatly be missed by her family and friends.
Minnie is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Doni and Bill Lewis of California; brother and sister-in-law, R.C. and Dona Wade of Las Vegas; sisters and brother-in-law, Nancy and Ron Smith of Lexington, Oklahoma, Matilda Paxton of Valliant; grandchildren, Cassandra Brown, Catrina Ferguson, William Lewis, Nicolas Lewis, Regina Montes; great-grandchildren, Douglas, Moira, Samantha, William, Maxel, Sophia; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Larry Spearman; siblings, Betty Sullivan, Mary Jane Battiest, Cecil Wade, Glenda Loma and Marilyn Kaye Thomas.
Family will receive friends Friday, June 18, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Clardy Funeral Service Chapel.
A celebration of life service will take place at 10:00 a.m. Monday, June 21, 2021 at the Clardy Funeral Service Chapel. Interment will follow in the County Line Cemetery, Pickens, Oklahoma.
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