Neva Spears Cureton
July 24, 1939 - December 06, 2021
Neva Spears Cureton, was born July 24, 1939 in Independence, LA to Howard C. Spears and Berta M. Spears. She passed on December 6, 2021 in Kentwood, LA at the age of 82.
She worked at the U. S. Post Office in Tangipahoa where she also became Post Master and retired after 36 years of service. Along with working for the postal service, Neva ran a dairy. Neva married Robert J. Cureton but became a widow at a very young age. She was happiest when she was with her family and devoted her life to helping anyone in need.
She had no children but leaves behind her siblings, Charlene Sterling, Ernest Spears (Ovelene), Audrey Dunham, Gloria Pierre, and Sherrie Thompson (Chuck); also including many nieces and nephews.
Preceded in death by her husband, Robert J. Cureton; parents, Howard and Berta Spears; 3 siblings, Edward Spears, Clyde Spears, and Sandra S. Forbes.
The family would like to thank Community Care Hospice for their service, especially Neva's hospice nurse Lyndy Varnado. We would like to give a special thanks to the caretakers, who where wonderful, Paulette Spears, Sherry Tanguis, Jessenda Tate, and Nicole Rizzo.
Visitation at McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, from 9:00AM until religious services at 12:00 Noon on Thursday, December 9, 2021. There will be an Eastern Star Service at 10:00AM. Interment will be in Tangipahoa Cemetery, Tangipahoa, LA.
Pallbearers will be Kendell Ott, Jonathan Ott, David Spears, Steven Spears, Kirk Spears, Kerry Spears, Timmy Anthony, Mike Williams, Lil’ Dominick Calderone, III. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jeff Brumfield, Colby Curtis, Michael Spears, Michael Dugar, Hunter Perry, and Dominick Calderone, Jr.