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Michael Spears, a 68-year-old Trenton resident, passed away at 7:03 p.m., Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at Kindred Hospital Northland in Kansas City.

The body has been cremated under the direction of Slater-Neal Funeral Home in Trenton. Inurnment will be at a later date at Martin Cemetery North of Trenton.

Michael Wayne Spears was born July 21, 1953 in Cottage Grove, OR to Donald and Nola Stephens Spears. He was a longtime member of Shelburne Baptist Church.

Surviving relatives include his daughters, Heidi Gray and her husband, Brady of Breckenridge, Heather Foster and her husband, Rickey of Trenton and Holly Jones and her husband, Justin of Trenton; a brother, Larry Joe Spears of St. Joseph; a sister, Viola Paschall of Trenton; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Eric Spears; a sister, Cheryl Spears; and a grandson, Quillan Cottrell.

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