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Welcome to the memorial page for

Mr. Izell "John" Spann, Jr.

February 21, 1945 ~ October 4, 2019 (age 74)

It is with heartfelt sorrow that the management and staff of Mitchell-Josey Funeral Home, Inc. announces the passing of Mr. Izell Spann, Jr.  of Timmonsville.  Mr. Spann passed on Friday, October 4, 2019 in a Florence nursing facility. 

Funeral service will be 2:00PM on Friday, October 11, 2019 at Center Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Hart #2 Cemetery. 


“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; the courage to change the things I can and the wisdom to know the difference.”

Mr. Izell Spann, Jr., better known as “John”, was born in Lee County, South Carolina on February 21, 1945 a son of the late Izell and Henrietta Williams Spann.  He departed this life on Friday, October 4, 2019 in Commander Nursing Home after a long illness.

He attended the Darlington County Public Schools. He was a member of Center Baptist Church in Timmonsville, SC.

“John” worked on the Farm until his health fail.  He loved working in the garden with his brother-in-law and nephew.  “John” was a loving brother, uncle and friend, he will be missed dearly by everyone that knew him.

Survivors left to cherish his memory are:  one brother, Donald Spann, one sister, Fannie Mae Spann both of Timmonsville, SC; a devoted sister-in-law, Alice Spann of Timmonsville, SC; a special great nephew, Jaylon Fox; one nephew, Terry (Tonya) Spann; one niece, Teresa Spann;  two grandnieces;  a great grandniece

He was preceded in death by his parents: Izell Spann, Sr. and Henrietta Williams Spann; one sister, Calperta Spann; two brothers: Maxie Lee Spann and Carl Spann.

Visitation for relatives and friends of Mr. Spann will be held at the residence of his sister-in-law, Mrs. Alice Spann, 3317 Sally Hill Road, Timmonsville, SC. 

Please keep this family in your thoughts and prayers. 

 Service Information

Funeral Service
October 11, 2019

2:00 PM
Center Baptist Church
3420 North Sally Hill Road
Timmonsville, SC 29161

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