The family will receive friends today, Jan. 3, 2014, from 6 until 9 p.m. in the parlor at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, at 2 p.m. at Mt. Herman Baptist Church, where he will lie in repose from 1 until 2 p.m. Burial will be in the adjoining cemetery. Waymon Ashley, Wiley Lou Allen and Nick McSpadden will officiate.
Spain was preceded in death by his wife, Bernice Spain; parents, Joseph and Myrtle Spain; brothers, Alton Spain, Elmer Spain, J.R. Spain and Luther Spain; and sisters, Ida Mote and Ada Pate.
He is survived by his daughter, Sheila Ahmed; sons, Tim Spain and Danny Spain; honorary son, Billy Mote; sister, Joyce Spain; three grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571