Thursday, March 17, 2016

Lois Spence Dies At 87

Lois Marie Hair Spence, age 87, of LaBelle, Florida passed away Thursday, March 10, 2016. She was born in Fort Drum, Okeechobee County, Florida on November 29, 1928, to Streety Ashford Hair II and Ella Vandalia Padgett Hair. She married Henderson Charles Spence, Jr. on October 7, 1950.

Lois is survived by a daughter, Ruth (Bill) Harrell of Fortson, GA; son, Steven (Julie) Spence of LaBelle, FL; son, David (Kate) Spence of Mill Spring, NC; son, John (Mabel) Spence of Rock Hill, SC; thirteen grandchildren; four great-grandchildren. Her daughter, Alice Spence Bagley died in 2005.

Lois grew up in the Fort Drum area of Okeechobee County. She attended school in Okeechobee. Lois was one of Jehovah's Witnesses and was a member of the LaBelle Congregation since 1996. She only had two goals in life, serve God faithfully and be a good mother. She accomplished both.

A funeral service will be held at Akin-Davis Funeral Home in LaBelle on Friday, March 18, 2016 at 11:00 am with Toby Beardsley officiating. Graveside services will be held at Oakland Cemetery in Waycross, GA on Saturday, March 19 at 3:00 p.m. Visitation for friends and family will be on Thursday, March 17 at Akin-Davis Funeral Home in LaBelle from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

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