Frances Spivey, 81, passed away at home on Sunday, December 23, 2018 after a prolonged illness. Frances was born at home in Lenoir County, NC to James and Hazel Mae Parrott (Heath) on May 12, 1937. In 1954, at the age of 17 she married the love of her life, Paul McQueen Spivey and became a military wife. She and Paul were married for 57 years. She was a founding member of Parker Road Baptist Church and a current member of Forest Grove Baptist Church. She was an avid Gator fan, never missing a game. She loved her family and her Christ. For those who loved, and still love, her, she was a true example of Christianity, caring for those she knew, and those she didn’t. Her love, humor and wit will be missed by those whose lives were touched by her. She is preceded in death by her husband, Paul M. Spivey, mother and father, Hazel and James Parrott, and brother, Dempsey Parrott. She is survived by her 3 children, Paul J. Spivey (Debora Karras Spivey, wife) of Gainesville, FL; Debora Snyder (Jeffrey Snyder, husband) of Alachua, FL; Michael M. Spivey (Kim Gay Spivey, wife) of Newberry, FL; 8 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; brother Frank Parrott of Kinston, NC, as well as a multitude of friends. A visitation will be held Thursday morning, December 27, 2018 from 11am-12pm and funeral services at 12:00 noon at Milam Funeral Home, 22405 W. Newberry Road, Newberry, Florida 32669, with interment being held immediately following at Forest Meadows Cemetery West, Newberry, Florida.