Laciya Thompson

PEORIA - Mrs. Laciya Thompson, 25, of Peoria, Ill., passed away Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Woodford County, near El Paso, Ill.

Laciya was born Aug. 27, 1987, in Austin, Texas, to the late Lathum Younger and Carla Spires. She married Robert Lee Thompson in Peoria on Aug. 11, 2011.

Laciya is survived by her loving husband, Robert Thompson of Peoria; her children, Ta'Khi Spires, Tyra Porter and Nyla Thompson, all of Peoria; siblings, Lathaniell Spires and Roszaliyn Spires-Artis, both of Peoria; a host of other family and friends; and a very special aunt, Tammy Spires.

She was last employed at HGS, working for Sharp Electronics. Laciya was a hair stylist.

Laciya, aka "Lady," was a loving wife, mother, sister and a true friend to many.

Laciya attended St. Paul and Mount Zion Baptist churches.

Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Mount Zion Baptist Church, with a visitation one hour prior to the service beginning at 9 a.m. Pastor Alphonso Lyons will officiate. Laciya will be laid to rest in Lutheran Cemetery.

Donations may be made to the Laciya Younger Spires Memorial Fund at CEFCU.

Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements.

Online condolences may be made to

Funeral Home

Simons Mortuary
912 W. John H. Gwynn, Jr. Ave. Peoria, IL 61605
(309) 674-2638

Published in Peoria Journal Star on Feb. 28, 2013