Funeral service for Mrs. Marie Spikes will be held Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 at noon at St James Baptist Church. Pastor Holland will be officiating. Internment will be at St James Cemetery. Visitation will be today (Thursday, October 27), from 1 until 7 p.m. at Miller-Pioneer Chapel.
Marie Nelson, born Nov. 12, 1919, as the first of six children born to Pauline Gaines and Henry Nelson, Jr. Her early years were spent living with her parents, attending school and playing with her sisters and brothers.