Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Obituary - Marjorie Jean (Baker) Spencer

Marjorie Jean (Baker) Spencer
Marjorie Jean (Baker) Spencer, 91, Nevada, MO passed away on Monday, June 12, 2017 at her home in Nevada surrounded by her loved ones. Marjorie, one of thirteen children, was born July 20, 1925 in Nevada, MO to James Otis and Bertha Rachel (Love) Baker. 

On November 7, 1945 she was united in marriage to Vern Erwin Spencer in Nevada and to this union three children were born. Vern preceded her in death on July 18, 2006.

Marjorie grew up in Nevada and attended Nevada schools. She was a member of Nevada Baptist Temple “Bible Baptist” church. Marjorie loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed making quilts with her twin sister Margaret, embroidering, crocheting, and doing word search.

Survivors include her children, Vern Eugene Spencer, Melba Jo Hogan, and John James Spencer; six grandchildren, Michael Spencer, Diana Spencer, Robert Spencer, Amanda Portwood, Ronnie Gannoway, and Jennifer Householder; several great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband Vern, she was preceded in death by one grandchild, four great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren, her daughter-in-law, Donna Spencer, and her twelve siblings, Delores, Nell, Ruby, Alta, James, Helen, Patrick, Margaret, Mildred, Jesse, Bertie, and Jack.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada with Bro. Jerry Pyle officiating. Interment will follow in Click Cemetery, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.