Beth "Nona" Spear
Anne Elizabeth Spear, 57, who loved to be called Nona by her three grandsons, departed her loving family on February 12, 2021.
Beth was born at Baptist Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky on October 22, 1963 to Ann Turrell and Joseph Williams.
Beth was a proud and loving mother to daughter Erin and son Andrew.
She loved and took great pride in being a nanny to her grandsons Weslee, Grayson and Jake. Beth was a giver and nurturer and found purpose in life by caring for children and elderly who were ill or disabled. Beth had a passion for animals, often taking in and caring for stray cats and always dreamed of starting an animal sanctuary. Beth enjoyed fishing with her son, gardening with her daughter and jewelry making.
She is preceded in death by her maternal grandfather Dr. Richard Turrell, paternal grandparents Sara and Kenneth Williams, father Joseph Williams, uncle Jon Williams, aunt Nancy Wilburn, cousin and best friend David Williams.
She is survived by her daughter Erin Elizabeth Harper, Son in law Aaron Lee Harper, Son Andrew Craig Thompson, grandchildren Weslee Shane Harper, Grayson Maddox Harper and Jake Aaron Harper of Louisville, KY.
Aside from the children and grandchildren she doted on, Beth is survived by her maternal grandmother Elizabeth Hines Turrell and nephew Aaron Mylor of Louisville, KY, mother Ann Turrell-Daniel and sister Lynne Mylor of Englewood, FL, aunt Teri Etherington (Bob) of Huntersville, NC, uncle Richard Turrell II (Joy) of Woodland Hills, CA, aunt Ann Roberts (Larry) of West Linn, OR, best friend Marlene Fulkerson (Terry) of Cape Coral, FL and many cousins.
A memorial service to celebrate Beth's life and release her ashes into the ocean will be held for immediate family at Navarre Beach, Florida in March 2021.
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