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Joseph Edward SPIVEY

Oak Hill (Siloam Springs) Cemetery
Benton County,
Arkansas

Joseph
Oct 3 1914 - May 6 1995

*Obituary
Rogers Hometown News
Wednesday, May 17, 1995

Joseph Edward Spivey
Joseph Edward Spivey, 80, of North Little Rock, died May 6, 1995, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in North Little Rock. He was born Oct. 3, 1914, in Dalhart, Texas, the son of Joseph Randolph Spivey and Alice James Spivey.

He was reared on a cattle ranch in New Mexico and moved with his family to Benton County in 1936. He had been a resident of Little Rock since 1991.

He received his bachelor's degree in business administration from John Brown University in Siloam Springs and taught for three years before joining the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1940. He was a special agent for the FBI until retirernent in 1971. His FBI career included assignments in Washington, D.C.; Cleveland, Ohio; Newark, NJ.; Philadelphia, Pa.; New York City, N.Y.; and Boston, Mass.

He also served as an instructor at the FBI Academy in Quantico, Va., where he taught general investigative courses and fingerprinting.

He was a member of the Apela Club and the Elks Club in Little Rock, and the Society of Former Special Agents of the FBI. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church in North Little Rock.

Survivors include his wife, Alma A. Brown Spivey of the home; a son, Buddy B. Spivey of North Little Rock; two brothers, Calvin J. Spivey and Rex Spivey of Rogers; and one grandson.

Funeral services were at 2 p.m., Wednesday, at Wasson Memorial Chapel in Siloam Springs with the Rev. William Cheyne.

Burial followed in Oak Hill Cemetery in Siloam Springs.

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Contributed on 5/26/08 by wfields55
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