RITES HELD SUNDAY FOR MR. SPENCER
Funeral services for John Walker Spencer of Walnut were held at 2:30
p.m. Sunday in Harmony Baptist Church with the Rev. Jimmy Vanderford
and William Eaton officiating. Burial was in Harmony Cemetery in
Walnut with McPeters Mortuary in charge.
Spencer, 90, died at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in Magnolia Hospital after
an illness of seven years.
A native of Alcorn County, Spencer was a retired farmer and a
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Lillie S. Spencer of Route 3,
Walnut; four sons, R.J. Spencer, K.C. Spencer and Cleo Spencer, all
of Memphis, and Leo Spencer of Corinth; a daughter, Mrs. Annie
Majors of Bolivar, Tennessee; 16 grandchildren and 3 great
Pallbearers were Bill Burrows, Tommy Wilkinson, Bobby Schrum,
Maurice Shaw, Donald Franks and Mancel Foard.