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Nancy Spires

June 28, 2016

Nancy Spires

Nancy Matilda Hendrix Spires entered into heaven surrounded at home by her loving and devoted family on Monday, June 27th, 2016 following an extended illness. She was a loving, caring, and gentle-spirited wife, Mom, Nana, Aunt, Cousin, and friend. She was an active member of First Christian Church of Lake Butler, FL where she taught many years in the children's ministry. Besides being a homemaker to her husband, children, and grandchildren, she worked many years at Lake Butler Hospital as a registered nurse. She also served alongside her husband operating Spires IGA for over 30 years.
She is survived by her husband of 52 years, Thomas C. "Tom" Spires, daughter Shelly Spires Starling and husband Ricky, son Mike spires and wife Sharlene, daughter Sara Spires Owen and husband Ken; 11 grandchildren, Zachary Starling, Amanda Spires Simmons, Christopher Starling, Trey Owen, Georgie Spires, Madeline Spires, Sara Allyson Owen, Matthew Starling, Andrew Starling, Amy Owen, and Timothy Spires; sisters Charlotte Hendrix Dugger, Elizabethton, TN, Janene Hendrix Allen and husband Bill, and Linda Hendrix Shelton, Kingsport, TN; a sister-in-law, Lila Spires Mader and husband Bob, Ocala, FL, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Mrs. Spires was preceded in death by her parents, Charles Howard "Kim" Hendrix, Sr. and Sarah Viola "Sally" Treadway Hendrix, a brother, Charles Howard Hendrix, Jr., and a sister, Elizabeth Dawn Hendrix Stover.
Visitation will be held at First Christian Church of Lake Butler on Wednesday, June 29th, 2016, from 6-8pm. Services will be Thursday, June 30th, 2016 at 11:00am at First Christian Church of Lake Butler and Saturday, July 2nd, 2016 at 11:00am at Southside Christian Church in Elizabethton, TN. Services will be conducted by Art Peterson and Shane Collins in Lake Butler and Art Peterson and Michael Koruschak in Elizabethton. Friends may call on the family at the Spires' home in Lake Butler, FL and at the home of her sister, Charlotte Hendrix Dugger in Elizabethton, TN.
Active pallbearers will be Zachary Starling, Christopher Starling, Trey Owen, Matthew Starling, Andrew Starling, Joey Mader, Joshua Mader, Jay Dugger, Charles Dugger, Curtis P. Dugger, Carmon Dugger, Jr., and Todd Bishop.
In lieu of flowers donation can be made to: Ashes to Glory Foundation P.O. Box 532176 Livonia, MI 48153. Ashestogloryfoundation.org. Arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home Lake Butler. 386-496-2008


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