Arline Rose Merrill Spear

Published 4:15 pm Friday, September 4, 2015

Arline Rose (Merrill) Spear, 96, formerly of Mocksville, died on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015 in Houston, Texas.

Mrs. Spear worked as a secretary for Ingersoll Rand until 1984. In her retirement years she enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles, needlecrafts and playing the piano.

Survivors: her daughter, Charline Howells; 2 grandchildren; 5 great-grandchildren; and other family and friends.

In keeping with Mrs. Spear’s wishes, no formal services are planned, but for those desiring, memorial contributions in her name would be appreciated to a charity of the donor’s choosing.