Services for Wanda June Tucker Spence, 68, of Anniston, AL, were held Monday, February 6, 2006 at Golden Springs Baptist Church, with Roland P. Brown officiating. Interment was at St. Clair Memorial Gardens.
Mrs. Spence died Friday in Anniston. She is survived by her husband, Elwyn Spence, of Anniston, AL; her mother, Eltora Callahan, of Moody, AL; a sister, Mona Jan Lopotka, of Moody, AL; a daughter, Claire Delaughder and husband, Hugh, of Heflin, AL; two sons, Terrance Blake Bowen and wife, Joy, of Summerville, SC, and Mark Anthony Bowen of Cabot, AR; five grandchildren, Jason Bowen, Christe Shew and husband, Cody, Shawna Simpson and husband, Mike, Carrie Bailey, and Matthew Fernandes, and a great-grandchild, Blake Shew.
Mrs. Spence’s step-family include Celia Spence Bayless and her daughter, Lauren, of Stamford, CT, Susan Spence of Houston, TX, and Bert Spence and wife, Susan, and their daughter, Arrany, of Birmingham, AL. Her DeFuniak Springs family members include, sisters-in-law, Thelma Anderson and husband, D.L., Mildred Boland and Irmalee Bass and husband, Jack; brother-in-law, Delbert Spence and wife, Gwen, and many nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Spence was a native of Pell City, AL, and a long time resident of Anniston. She was retired from civil service. She had exceptional love for her husband, children and each member of her family. Everyone who met her loved her.
[Source: The DeFuniak Springs Herald, February 16, 2006, Page 7-B]
[Burial: St. Clair Memorial Gardens, Pell City, Alabama]