Betty Joe Marie Reynolds Spence, 69, of 210 South Washington Avenue, Pulaski died early Monday morning August 10, 2009 at her home. She was born in Pulaski on August 2, 1940 and was the daughter of the late Albert H. Reynolds, Sr. and Edna A. Reynolds. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Flora Mae Gravely, daughter, Diane Spence, granddaughter, Crystal Miller and grandson, Joseph Spence. Surviving are her husband of 52 years, Vestal Bruce Spence, Sr., daughters Debra Farris, Darlene Spence, Doris Spence and Denise Quesenberry, sons Vestal Bruce Spence, Jr., Daniel Stevenson Spence and James Douglas Spence; brother Albert E. Reynolds, Jr., sisters Barbra R . Loza and Shelia Sheppard; brother-in-law and his sons Ralph Sheppard, Ricky Sheppard, Garland Sheppard, Billy Sheppard and David Sheppard; special brothers-in-law Elwood Spence and wife Liz; Samuel Spence and wife Arby; 17 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, best friend Mary Bandy; and lots of nieces & nephews.
Funeral service will be held Thursday at 11:00 AM from Stevens Funeral Chapel with Rev. Vicky Viars officiating. Burial will follow in the Phillips Cemetery, Carroll County. Visiting will be Wednesday evening from the funeral home where the family will receive friends frm 6:00 until 8:00 PM.
Arrangements by Stevens Funeral Home, Pulaski.