Brimming with simplicity

OTTUMWA, I.A. - More often than not the last wishes of the dying are simple yet meaningful. Jimmy Spears’ last wish was all that. When he was asked if he could do anything one last time, Spears’ his reply was simple.

“To have a canteen, a chocolate milkshake and a good old piece of cherry pie with my wife, and my best friend,” he said. The Good Samaritan Society –Ottumwa made it happen.

When asked if he could go back and do anything different, Spears also had a simple answer. “Nothing,” he said. “I have had a life well-lived and well-loved. I couldn’t ask for more than that.”

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