2013-03-27 / Obituaries


June Lanita Spence, 61, of Jackson died March 4, 2013.

She was born Jan. 18, 1952. She was a member of the Walker Springs Baptist Church. She was a nurse at Jackson Healthcare.

Survivors include her husband of 40 years, Bill Spence, Jackson; one son, George William (Teresa) Spence Jr., Jackson; one daughter, Angie Kay (Gus) Styron, Shuqualak, MS; one brother, B.C. (Ginger) Smith, Houston, Texas; four sisters, Gayle (Ellis) Rivers, Tammy (Edward) English, Faye (Casey) Powell, Patricia (Perry) Lankford, all of Jackson; ten grandchildren, Justin Overstreet, Tyler Spence, Ansley Pitts, Raygan Spence, Addison Spence, Breana Williams, Jacob Williams, Jonathan Williams, Christopher English, and Destiny English; one great-grandchild, Brayden Overstreet.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clyde B. and Doris Williamson Smith and a daughter, Andrea Gay Spence.

The service was March 8 at 11 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home with Revs. David Webb and Shane Ogdie officiating. Burial was in the Trinity Memorial Gardens.

Active pallbearers were Ethan Lankford, Jim Bob Spence, Glenn Smith, Daniel Mairet, Mitch Hoven, Robbie Tolbert, Ken Darley and Kirby Marks.

Honorary pallbearers were Dean Mosley, Tommy Smith, John Brown, Mike Absher, Jerry Mauldin, Walker Springs Road Baptist Church Abundant Life and Sisters in Faith Sunday School Classes.

An online guestbook may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed. (10-1tp)

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