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Jean Ball Spence

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Jean Ball Spence Obituary
Jean Ball Spence


Jean Ball Spence passed away peacefully March 22, 2017. Born in 1928 in Lauderdale County, she attended Union University and was a member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. For over forty years, she was a faculty member of Crockett and Lauderdale County School systems.

A lover of her community, Jean enjoyed bridge, her friends, and especially music. She also dedicated many hours as a Board Member of the Veterans' Museum in Halls; a past Board Member of Western State Mental Health Board in Bolivar, TN; past President of the Halls United Methodist Women; past Regent of the Fort Prudhomme DAR Chapter in Lauderdale County; and Life Member of Junior Auxillary of Lauderdale County in Ripley, TN.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband, William G. Spence,Jr.; parents, Myra and Alvin Ball; and brother Francis Alvin Ball. She is survived by a daughter Susannah Brown(Bill) of Madison, MS, a son Will Spence(Katie) of Crockett County, four grandchildren, Hathaway McMillon(Alex), Guy Spence (Megan), William ( Buck) Brown, and Anna Rodgers(Wes) and four great-grandchildren, Wimberly McMillion, Liam Spence, Reed Rodgers, and Carter Spence.

The family asks that memorials be sent to First Halls United Methodist Church.

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Published in The Commercial Appeal from Mar. 24 to Mar. 25, 2017
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