NOTICE TO CREDITORS
November 9, 2023
Case number 2023-PR-51 in the matter of the estate of Kevin R. Spears, Sr., deceased.
Notice is hereby given that on the 2nd day of November, 2023, Letters Testamentary in respect of the estate of Kevin R. Speras, Sr., who died May 11, 2023, were issued to the undersigned by the Chancery Court of Lewis County, Tennessee. All persons, resident and non-resident, having claims, matured or unmatured, against the estate are required to file the same with the clerk of the above-named court on or before the earlier of the dates prescribed in (1) or (2), otherwise their claims will be forever barred.
(1) (A) Four (4) months from the date of the first publication of this notice if the creditor received an actual copy of this Notice to Creditors at least sixty (60) days before the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication; or
(B) Sixty (60) days from the date the creditor received an actual copy of the Notice to Creditors if the creditor received the copy of the notice less than sixty (60) days prior to the date that is four (4) months from the date of the first publication as described in (1)(A); or
(2) Twelve (12) months from the decedent’s date of death.
All persons indebted to the above estate must come forward and make proper settlement with the undersigned at once.
Date: September 16, 2023
Douglas R. Spears, Executor
Date: November 2, 2023
Kaitlin O. Bates,
Lewis County Clerk & Master
Attorney for the Estate:
Jack B.D. Heath
Heath Law Firm
19 Cedar Street
Hohenwald, TN 38462