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Elizabeth “Libby” F. Spears, age 69, of Gallatin, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017 at Skyline Medical Center.

Libby was born on Oct. 27, 1947 in Davidson County, to Leslie and Mable Burton.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Jimmy Burton.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, Eugene “Gene” Spears; daughter, Regina (Ty) Adams of Florida; son, Gregory (Kesha) Spears of Gallatin; daughter, Rachel (Barney) Peeper of Oklahoma; brother, Jerry Burton, 13 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Sept. 02, at Victory Missionary Baptist Church, officiated by Bro. Timothy Binion. Burial followed in Eulia Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made at sykesfuneralhome.com.