Bom-Wrapper

Betty Spencer

Betty Jeanne Spencer

Wednesday, October 5th, 1927 - Sunday, September 1st, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Betty Spencer, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Or sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family of Betty Spencer with a meaningful gesture of sympathy.

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question / comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Betty Jeanne Spencer, born October 5th, 1927 in Ocala, Florida, 91 years ago in the Old Munroe Hospital, left this earth on September 1st, 2019. She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Rueben and Annie Mae Bishop, her sister Joyce Wood, and the love of her life Eugene (Gene) Spencer. She leaves behind a son, Robert Terry Spencer (Tina), and a daughter Darrel Hudson, grandchildren Todd Spencer, Heather Suver, Samantha Eiginger, Summer Sloan, Chase Hudson, Josh Spencer, and Jennee Hensley. She had eleven great grandchildren, and several nieces, nephews, and cousins.

She was raised in Weirsdale, Florida where she graduated Weirsdale High and Lettered in basketball. After high school she worked at Weirsdale Post Office where she met Gene. He took one look at "Bett" , turned to his buddy and said, “I’m going to marry that girl”…and so he did, Through their journey together they were active in church and the community. Betty was involved with, or in leadership roles in, The American Legion Auxillary, Girl Scouts, American Cancer Society, Ocala Symphony and Concerts, Ocala Civic Theatre (loved to act and sing), an Elder in the church, and was instrumental in the beginnings of Meals on Wheels. She had a variety of jobs but her favorite were; teaching Bible in the school, teaching piano, interim church organist, recorder of sales at Mills Auction Market on Thursdays, and finally receptionist/collections for Dr.Marks and Chambers.

In her retirement years traveling fo see her grandchildren and son, and trips with her great friends filled her days with joy. When home, she loved being an active member with her PEO Chapter CT"sisters".

She loved people and absolutely loved,and adored her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, always coming up with endearing comments like, “I love you ten dollars worth”.
As a true southern girl, manners were important, but fun and humor were too. She was filled with so many stories about her life with friends and family.

We wish to thank Carolyn Cooper and Joyce Williams for being exceptional caregivers to Mom. We also want to thank everyone who grew up with us, their parents who helped shape us and provide us with a sense of community…of family.

A celebration of her life will be held at First Presbyterian Church Ocala Florida on October 5th, 2019 at 10:00 am. a small reception immediately following the service. A private graveside.

In lieu of flowers please donate to First Presbyterian Church music fund.
Read Less

To send flowers in memory of Betty Jeanne Spencer, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Service

    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 | 10:00am
    When
    Saturday, October 5th, 2019 10:00am
    Location
    First Presbyterian Church of Ocala
    Address
    511 SE 3rd Sstreet
    OCALA, FL 34471
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Celebration of Life Memorial Service will take place at First Presbyterian Church of Ocala.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Betty here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of Betty Jeanne Spencer by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
GT

Geraldine M Touchet

Posted at 02:38pm
B.J. was not only a good friend; she was a confident and a mentor. I will miss her. I know her family will have some funny as well as serious memories of her. Was sorry to learn of her passing. I am sure Gene was waiting for her in heaven.
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Share by: