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Mary Ellen Spence

Mary Ellen Spence
Mary Ellen Spence went home to be with our Lord January 16, 2019, following a long illness.
She was born in Lawrenceburg, TN on May 5, 1930 and was a member of Clearview Baptist Church in Southaven, MS.
She was preceded in death by her parents: William Harrison Robertson and Jennie Anthony Robertson; three brothers: Marion, Harrison and Eugene Robertson; and three sisters: Josephine and Carlee Ramsey and Lillie Rogers.
She is survived by sisters: Dorothy Wunner of Lawrenceburg and Maggie Luna (Edmond) of Summertown TN; daughters: Joyce Shrum (Thomas) Collinsville, IL, Patricia “Spring” Grissom, Jackson, TN; sons: William “Joe” Spence Jr. (Rachel deceased) Southaven, MS, Jimmy Spence (Debbie) Kosciuszko, MS.; grandchildren: Chris Hutchison (Clint) Alamo, TN, Tina Perry, Independence, MS, Ricky Parrish (Sabrina) Walls, MS, Shide Spence (Kim) Sacramento, CA, April Reed, Corinth, MS, Heath Spence (Gail) Southaven, MS, Michael Parrish (Melanie) Virginia Beach, VA, Nicole Spence (Kristin Cox) Byhalia, MS, Billy Grissom Alamo, TN; fifteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and many loved family members.
Services for Mary Ellen Spencer were held at George A. Smith & Sons North Chapel in Jackson, TN on Saturday, January 19, 2019. She will be laid to rest in Lawrenceburg, TN. Family suggest memorials be made to Clearview Baptist Church of Southaven, MS of the Alzheimer’s Association. George A. Smith & Sons Funeral Home was in charge of all arrangements.

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