Spikes - Roy Millard


Rev. Roy Millard Spikes passed away Friday, March 1, 2013 in Birmingham, AL. He was 92.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday, March 9, 2013 at Black United Methodist Church with Rev. Jordan Gervin and Rev. Robert Marley officiating. Burial will follow in Black Community Cemetery with Jimmy Bottoms of Bottoms Garden Chapel Funeral Home of Hartford directing. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Fountain of Love, in care of Fair Haven Retirement Community, 1420 Montclair Road, Birmingham, AL. 35210.

Rev. Spikes was born August 8, 1920 in Black, AL to the late William Roby and Willie Mae Coates Spikes. He served as a Methodist Minister in eleven churches and charges over 39-1/2 years in the Alabama-West Florida Conference.

In addition to his parents and two sisters, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alta Edna Spikes.

He is survived by one sister, Jessie Lou Windham; one son, Rev. Jimmie Roby Spikes (retired); one daughter, Gloria Jane Adams; five grandchildren; six great grandchildren; a host of other relatives and friends.